Forest Fire (7908 ha) in Australia 04 Dec 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 1010348
Countries: Australia
Start Date - Last detection*: 04 Dec 2022 - 11 Dec 2022
Duration (days): 7
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 7908 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 5617 07 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS
2 0.5 0 7290 08 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS
3 0.5 0 7539 09 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS
4 0.5 0 7908 10 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS
5 0.5 0 8494 11 Dec 2022 04:00 GWIS
6 0.5 0 9021 12 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 no 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
Tindal KTR 135 Civ. Paved Yes 9000 75 km
Delamere 223 0 102 km

Ports

Dams

Nuclear plants

More information

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