Natural Disasters in Australia


Subject:
Environment , Weather , Natural Disasters , Disasters

Description:
"Australia experiences a range of 'natural disasters' including bushfires, floods, severe storms, earthquakes and landslides. These events cause great financial hardship for individuals and communities, and can result in loss of life, which has become part of Australian folklore." This site describes historical natural disasters in Australia such as a drought in eastern and southern Australia, 2002-2006, the Ash Wednesday bushfires of 1983, and several cyclones. From the Australia Government, Culture and Recreation Portal.

Publisher:
Commonwealth of Australia

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.cultureandrecreation.gov.au/articles/naturaldisasters/


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