Forest Fire (39664 ha) in Cambodia 26 Dec 2021

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 1003770
Countries: Cambodia
Start Date - Last detection*: 26 Dec 2021 - 08 Jan 2022
Duration (days): 13
People affected: 24 in the burned area
Burned area: 39664 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 8 22498 01 Jan 2022 04:00 GWIS
2 0.5 16 30852 02 Jan 2022 04:00 GWIS
3 0.5 14 31671 03 Jan 2022 04:00 GWIS
4 0.5 16 33442 03 Jan 2022 16:38 GWIS
5 0.5 18 35047 05 Jan 2022 04:00 GWIS
6 0.5 20 37319 06 Jan 2022 04:00 GWIS
7 0.5 22 38750 07 Jan 2022 04:00 GWIS
8 0.5 26 39664 08 Jan 2022 04:00 GWIS
9 0.5 24 42928 09 Jan 2022 04:00 GWIS

Exposed population

The forest fire happened in Cambodia , Province of Kracheh (population 213,868) . The nearest places are Krâchéh, An Lôc, and Phuoc Binh.

Radius Population
10 km 40000 people
5 km 25000 people
2 km 16000 people
1 km 13000 people
Burned Area <1000 people


Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Kracheh Cambodia 210000 people
Mondol Kiri Cambodia 22000 people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Krâchéh Kratie Cambodia City 19000 people 38 km
An Lôc Binh Phuoc Vietnam City - 116 km
Phuoc Binh Binh Phuoc Vietnam City - 117 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
Kratie KTI 30 0 34 km
Loc Ninh 150 0 96 km
Mondulkiri 700 Civ. Unpaved Yes 4900 98 km
Stung Treng TNX 60 Civ. Paved Yes 4200 102 km
Bu Krak 850 0 115 km
Song Be 243 0 118 km
Tonle Cham 20 0 121 km

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Dams

Nuclear plants

More information

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