Forest Fire (35730 ha) in Canada 18 May 2023

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 1014365
Countries: Canada
Start Date - Last detection*: 18 May 2023 - 30 May 2023
Duration (days): 12
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 35730 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 5391 21 May 2023 03:00 GWIS
2 0.5 0 8127 22 May 2023 03:00 GWIS
3 0.5 0 9584 23 May 2023 03:00 GWIS
4 0.5 0 11870 24 May 2023 03:00 GWIS
5 0.5 0 12068 25 May 2023 03:00 GWIS
6 0.5 0 12069 27 May 2023 08:00 GWIS
7 0.5 0 13336 28 May 2023 08:00 GWIS
8 0.5 0 16110 29 May 2023 08:00 GWIS
9 0.5 0 30192 30 May 2023 08:00 GWIS
10 0.5 0 35730 31 May 2023 08:00 GWIS

Fires Joined

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Exposed population

The forest fire happened in Canada , Province of Saskatchewan (population 1,029,142) .

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
Saskatchewan Canada 1 million people

Affected populated places

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Critical infrastructure

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

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Ports

Dams

Nuclear plants

More information

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