Posts Tagged bushfires

Firefighting plane crash kills 3 in Australia

UNTV News   •   January 23, 2020

Sydney, Australia – Three people were killed when a water-bombing plane fighting bushfires crashed into a large fireball in Australia on Thursday amid rising temperatures that have further fueled the...

One man and his dog: Rescuing koalas from Australia’s bushfires

UNTV News   •   January 16, 2020

Sydney, Australia – A dog trained to track down animals has been helping Australian forest guards find koalas in danger amid the huge bushfires razing the land and claiming the...

Air pollution in Melbourne from bushfires affects Australian Open

UNTV News   •   January 14, 2020

Sydney, Australia – The high air pollution levels recorded in Melbourne on Tuesday as a result of the bushfires raging across Australia were affecting players in the Australian Open. Serbian...

Australians demand PM’s resignation amid bushfires

UNTV News   •   January 10, 2020

Sydney – Thousands of Australians on Friday protested in several cities demanding Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s resignation over his failure to act on raging fires and his lack of commitment...

Comedienne Celeste Barber launches fund raising campaign for Australia

Marje Pelayo   •   January 9, 2020

AUSTRALIA — Comedienne Celeste Barber initiated a fund raising effort in support of the firefighters battling the raging wildfire across the country. So far, her campaign has generated US$30-M. About...

Australia extends state of disaster in areas affected by bushfires

UNTV News   •   January 9, 2020

Sydney, Australia – The state of Victoria in southeastern Australia on Thursday extended the state of disaster due to bushfires and urged the people to evacuate danger zones before the...

Australia bushfires death toll increases to 26

UNTV News   •   January 8, 2020

Sydney – Australian authorities confirmed Wednesday the death of a firefighter as a result of bushfires that have ravaged the country since September, bringing the death toll to 26. Matt...

Light rain gives some respite from Australia bushfires

UNTV News   •   January 6, 2020

Sydney, Australia – Light rain in areas affected by bushfires in southeast Australia on Monday gave firefighters and affected communities some respite before temperatures are expected to return to around...

Australian Navy begins rescue of people trapped by bushfires

Robie de Guzman   •   January 3, 2020

Sydney, Australia – The Australian Navy on Friday began sea evacuations of thousands of people trapped by bushfires which have been burning out of control in southeast of the country...

Sydney air pollution caused by bushfires among worst in the world

Robie de Guzman   •   November 20, 2019

Sydney, Australia – The air pollution in the most populous Australian city of Sydney on Tuesday was among the 20 worst in the world due to smoke caused by fires...


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