Forest Fire (5575 ha) in Australia 19 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 1014442
Countries: Australia
Start Date - Last detection*: 19 May 2023 - 25 May 2023
Duration (days): 6
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 5575 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 5452 25 May 2023 03:00 GWIS
2 0.5 0 5575 26 May 2023 03:00 GWIS

Fires Joined

This event includes other close identified fires:

Exposed population

The forest fire happened in Australia , State of Western Australia (population 1,655,588) .

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

Land Cover area Source
Protected Area 5575 ha WDPA

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Western Australia Australia 1.7 million people

Affected populated places

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Critical infrastructure

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

Airports

Ports

Dams

Nuclear plants

More information

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