Forest Fire (34939 ha) in United States 28 Nov 2022

Event summary

This forest fire is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID WF 1010220
Countries: United States
Start Date - Last detection*: 28 Nov 2022 - 12 Dec 2022
Duration (days): 14
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 34939 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

*(Last detection of the thermal anomaly of the fire)

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Impact Timeline

IDAlert colorGDACS ScorePopulation AffectedBurned Area (ha)Last UpdateSource
1 0.5 0 15201 29 Nov 2022 04:00 GWIS
2 0.5 0 16734 30 Nov 2022 04:00 GWIS
3 0.5 0 29340 01 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS
4 0.5 0 32044 02 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS
5 0.5 0 32603 03 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS
6 0.5 0 32826 04 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS
7 0.5 0 33075 05 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS
8 0.5 0 34555 06 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS
9 0.5 0 34808 07 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS
10 0.5 0 34897 08 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS
11 0.5 0 34916 09 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS
12 0.5 0 34925 10 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS
13 0.5 0 34940 11 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS
14 0.5 0 34940 12 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS
15 0.5 0 34939 13 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS

Fires Joined

This event includes other close identified fires:

Exposed population

The forest fire happened in United States , State of Hawaii (population 1,153,336) . The nearest places are and Hilo.

Radius Population
10 km <1000 people
5 km <1000 people
2 km <1000 people
1 km <1000 people
Burned Area no people

Land Cover area Source
Protected Area 864 ha WDPA

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Hawaii United States 1.2 million people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Hilo Hawaii United States City 41000 people 57 km

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Airports

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Bradshaw AAF BSF 1886 Civ. Paved No 3600 28 km
Upper Paauau 792 0 32 km
Rainshed 1219 0 34 km
Pahala Airstrip 364 0 35 km
Lucy Henriques Medical Center 853 0 40 km
Puu Waa Waa Ranch 686 0 42 km
Kaalaiki Airstrip 599 0 43 km
Mountain View Airstrip 457 0 49 km
Hilo Hospital 148 0 52 km
Waikoloa 33 0 54 km
Mauna Kea-Honolii 427 0 54 km
Kamuela MUE 814 Civ. Paved No 5100 55 km
Keahole KOA 13 Civ. Paved Yes 11000 55 km
Kaupulehu 13 0 55 km
Hilo International ITO 12 Civ. Paved Yes 9800 60 km
Upper Paauilo Airstrip 463 0 61 km
Pepeekeo Airstrip 206 0 61 km
Peleau 332 0 61 km
Honokaa Airstrip 439 0 64 km
Upolu UPP 29 Civ. Paved No 3800 89 km

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
Kauhako Bay Wake Island 37 km
Napoopoo Wake Island 38 km
Kailua Wake Island 46 km
Honuapo Wake Island 47 km
Milolii Wake Island 51 km
Kiholo Wake Island 55 km
Hilo USITO Wake Island 57 km
Kawaihae USKWH Wake Island 63 km
Honokaa Wake Island 67 km
Mahukona Wake Island 82 km

Dams

Nuclear plants

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