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Bushfire races towards Port Lincoln - The Australian

Bushfire races towards Port Lincoln - The Australian | Australasian Hazards and Disasters | Scoop.it
Bushfire races towards Port LincolnThe AustralianRESIDENTS have been evacuated as an out-of-control bushfire heads towards Port Lincoln in South Australia.
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Bushfires in Australia leave thousands stranded. - ABC News

Bushfires in Australia leave thousands stranded. - ABC News | Australasian Hazards and Disasters | Scoop.it
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Bushfires in Australia leave thousands stranded.
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Mixed emotions as Brisbane locals remember floods - ABC Online

Mixed emotions as Brisbane locals remember floods - ABC Online | Australasian Hazards and Disasters | Scoop.it
Mixed emotions as Brisbane locals remember floods
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"We lost something and we gained something and we live in the best country in the world, which is Australia," he said.
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Great Barrier Reef's corals withstood Yasi, study finds - The Australian

Great Barrier Reef's corals withstood Yasi, study finds - The Australian | Australasian Hazards and Disasters | Scoop.it
New York TimesGreat Barrier Reef's corals withstood Yasi, study findsThe AustralianProfessor Perry, from the University of Exeter in Britain, and colleagues from Australia and New Zealand had already studied the health of several north Queensland...
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Power prioritised over police in disaster zones - ABC Online

Power prioritised over police in disaster zones - ABC Online | Australasian Hazards and Disasters | Scoop.it
Power prioritised over police in disaster zonesABC OnlineNew research has found people living in Australian natural disaster hotspots prefer power over extra policing.
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Learning from the New Zealand Earthquake: Chris Hawker

SFU Environmental Health & Safety presents "Learning from the New Zealand Earthquake: Canterbury University Experience" June 10 ...youtube.com...
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More bushfires, heatwaves to hit Victoria - Herald Sun

More bushfires, heatwaves to hit Victoria - Herald Sun | Australasian Hazards and Disasters | Scoop.it
More bushfires, heatwaves to hit VictoriaHerald SunThe commission's Critical Decade report on Victoria says much of Australia's southeast has become drier over the past 40 years, with the state experiencing a 10-20 per cent reduction in autumn and...
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New evidence for regular magnitude 8 earthquakes, study of New ...

New evidence for regular magnitude 8 earthquakes, study of New ... | Australasian Hazards and Disasters | Scoop.it
ScienceDaily (July 25, 2012) — A new study published in the journal Science, co-authored by University of Nevada, Reno's Glenn Biasi and colleagues at GNS Science in New Zealand, finds that very large earthquakes have ...
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Christchurch Earthquake Showing the sand liquefaction process with vibration

Thank you to the 575,000+ people who have viewed this clip. It was only intended to show to a few friends what we were living upon and what came out of the g...
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Earthquake Causes Widespread Damage in Christchurch (PHOTOS)

Earthquake Causes Widespread Damage in Christchurch (PHOTOS) | Australasian Hazards and Disasters | Scoop.it
Christchurch residents unnerved by wave of earthwuakes through city less than year after major devastation but no reports of large-scale casualties.
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Christchurch earthquake: 1 in 10 set to leave New Zealand city

Christchurch earthquake: 1 in 10 set to leave New Zealand city | Australasian Hazards and Disasters | Scoop.it
The latest quake, at 5.8 magnitude, has sparked fears that New Zealand's second city could soon become a 'ghost town' - as the cost of repairing each disaster spirals upwards.
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Ocean temperature made Queensland floods worse: study - Sydney Morning Herald

Ocean temperature made Queensland floods worse: study - Sydney Morning Herald | Australasian Hazards and Disasters | Scoop.it
Ocean temperature made Queensland floods worse: studySydney Morning HeraldAbnormally high ocean temperatures off the coast of northern Australia contributed to the extreme rainfall that flooded three-quarters of Queensland over the summer of...

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Port Lincoln bushfire burns within metres of homes - ABC Online

Port Lincoln bushfire burns within metres of homes - ABC Online | Australasian Hazards and Disasters | Scoop.it
Yahoo!7 NewsPort Lincoln bushfire burns within metres of homesABC OnlineA bushfire has burnt within 100 metres of homes on the outskirts of Port Lincoln, on South Australia's Eyre Peninsula.
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Contractors praised as Chch repair milestone reached | Voxy.co.nz

Contractors praised as Chch repair milestone reached | Voxy.co.nz | Australasian Hazards and Disasters | Scoop.it
The thousands of tradespeople who have been working to repair homes damaged in the Canterbury earthquakes have been praised by Fletcher EQR, as Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee announces the teams have hit a milestone of $1 billion worth...
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Suffering Haitians remember devastating quake - ABC Online

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Haiti has marked the third anniversary of the earthquake that destroyed much of the capital and killed more than 250,000 people with a purposely low-key commemoration.
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Christchurch post-quake divorce figures soaring - Stuff.co.nz

Christchurch post-quake divorce figures soaring - Stuff.co.nz | Australasian Hazards and Disasters | Scoop.it
Stuff.co.nzChristchurch post-quake divorce figures soaringStuff.co.nzFamily Court registry support officer Judith Millar said the court was receiving at least five divorce applications a day and many were now being posted in from Australia.
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Australia: Surviving Yasi due to planning and not 'miracle', says top ...

Tropical Cyclone Yasi crossed the Australian mainland at midnight local time on Wednesday, but despite its category-5 strength, there were no reports of serious injuries or fatalities, according to a situation update from the ...
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NASA Sees Large Tropical Cyclone Yasi Headed Toward ...

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Tropical Storm Anthony made landfall in Queensland, Australia this past weekend, and now the residents are watching a larger, more powerful cyclone headed their way. NASA's Terra satellite captured a visible image of the ...
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Victoria warned of more bushfires, less rainfall as climate change takes hold - ABC Online

Victoria warned of more bushfires, less rainfall as climate change takes hold - ABC Online | Australasian Hazards and Disasters | Scoop.it
Sky News AustraliaVictoria warned of more bushfires, less rainfall as climate change takes holdABC OnlineBut also longer term climatic patterns leading up to that are also important in terms of the condition of the vegetation.
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Christchurch Earthquake

Crisis response website with useful links: re Christchurch earthquake


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Life insurance payouts top $12.5m on Christchurch earthquake - New Zealand Herald

Life insurance payouts top $12.5m on Christchurch earthquake - New Zealand Herald | Australasian Hazards and Disasters | Scoop.it

Life insurance payouts top $12.5m on Christchurch earthquake New Zealand Herald The life insurance industry has paid out more than $12.5 million in death claims to families who lost loved ones in the Christchurch earthquake.


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Christchurch Earthquake Recovery #EQNZ

When Christchurch was hit by the February earthquake, New Zealand's IT sector responded fast. With almost all of the city's critical communications services ...

 

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Health Emergency - Australian Flood and ex-Tropical Cyclone Yasi Disaster Information

Health Emergency - Australian Flood and ex-Tropical Cyclone Yasi Disaster Information | Australasian Hazards and Disasters | Scoop.it

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Powerful cyclone Yasi hits Queensland in Australia

Powerful cyclone Yasi hits Queensland in Australia | Australasian Hazards and Disasters | Scoop.it

Australian authorities have warned people to take shelter with a powerful cyclone expected to hit the northern state of Queensland shortly. Winds have already begun to pick up and people are being told to stay off the streets.


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