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IS NSW DRYING UP SOMETHING BIG TIME TO CREATE MAJOR FIRE RISKS

?NSW & THE DRIEST TIME IN DECADES POSES SEVERE FIRE RISKS Emergency services are expecting to face the worst fire conditions NSW has seen in 40 years this summer. NSW Rural Fire Service Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons warned conditions could be extremely dangerous come the end of December. The state drenched with drought-breaking rains. He said […]

November 25th, 2011
Topic: DROUGHTS FLOODS, FIRES FLOOD FAMINE, WEATHER Tags: , , , , , , ,

QLD GOVERNMENT GRANTS & LOANS TO FLOOD & CYCLONE VICTIMS

To help manage the impacts of Queensland’s natural disasters, primary producers and small businesses can apply for: Special disaster flood assistance grants for flood-affected Grants up to a total of $25 000 are available to help eligible producers and small businesses pay for costs arising out of direct damage to their property caused by flooding. […]

February 14th, 2011
Topic: FIRES FLOOD FAMINE, GOVERNMENT, HELP ASSISTANCE Tags: , , ,

PERTH IN WA IS ON FIRE WITH DOZENS OF HOMES DESTROYED

Twin bushfires rage out of control in Perth suburbs February 6, 2011 Perth fire destroys 40 homes Fires burned out-of-control for most of yesterday in Perth, destroying more than 40 homes. A spark from an angle grinder is believed to have caused one of the most devastating bushfires in Perth’s history, which has already claimed […]

February 7th, 2011
Topic: FIRES FLOOD FAMINE, NATURAL DISASTERS Tags: , , ,