CANBERRA, Australia — Every state in Australia has been touched by fire since the season started in September. The fires have burned over 12 million acres, an area larger than Maryland. Four hundred and eighty million animals are estimated to be killed or badly injured. Thousands of people have been […]

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The number of people killed as a result of the fires since September 2019 is higher than in recent years. Australia’s deadliest bushfire disaster was “Black Saturday” in February 2009, when some 180 people died in Victoria. People are urged to leave on time considering the speed of the fire […]

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Record-breaking temperatures and months of severe drought have fuelled a series of massive bushfires across Australia. Although recent cooler conditions and rain have brought some respite, more than 100 fires are still burning in the states of New South Wales and Victoria. Some 28 people have so far been killed […]

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