Forest Fire (8807 ha) in Australia 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 1010238
Countries: Australia
Start Date - Last detection*: 28 Nov 2022 - 04 Dec 2022
Duration (days): 6
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 8807 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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

GDACS Score

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Impact Timeline

IDAlert colorGDACS ScorePopulation AffectedBurned Area (ha)Last UpdateSource
1 0.5 0 5009 30 Nov 2022 04:00 GWIS
2 0.5 0 6785 01 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS
3 0.5 0 8371 02 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS
4 0.5 0 8807 03 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS
5 0.5 0 9434 04 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS
6 0.5 0 9444 05 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS

Fires Joined

This event includes other close identified fires:

Exposed population

The forest fire happened in Australia , Territory of Northern Territory (population 161,294) .

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


Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Northern Territory Australia 160000 people

Affected populated places

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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
Woodgreen WOG unknown 0 80 km
Napperby NPP unknown 0 89 km

Ports

Dams

Nuclear plants

More information

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