natural disasters

Time to stop expecting hand-outs when things go wrong

premium_icon Time to stop expecting hand-outs when things go wrong

Can-do has become can’t-do as public puts hand out for more and more

‘We lost it all in 2011 floods, now we’ve been hit by fire’

premium_icon ‘We lost it all in 2011 floods, now we’ve been hit by fire’

Bundamba bushfire: ‘We lost everything in 2011 floods, now fire’

What authorities don't want you to know in times of crisis

What authorities don't want you to know in times of crisis

Authorities not telling us all we need to know in times of crisis.

Coast man documents wild weekend in Florida as Irma strikes

Coast man documents wild weekend in Florida as Irma strikes

Wild weather wreaks havoc over Florida and one Coast man is there

NZ quake survivor tells of terrifying night

NZ quake survivor tells of terrifying night

IN HER WORDS: 21-year old student recalls NZ quake

Government sinks some cash into coping with disasters

Government sinks some cash into coping with disasters

Emergency services will keep updated through satellites

Robot boat can save lives during disasters

Robot boat can save lives during disasters

A flotilla of robot boats could save lives during catastrophes

Study looks at impact of losing animals in disasters

Study looks at impact of losing animals in disasters

Pet and livestock loss the focus of study

Disaster mitigation and recovery funds 'unbalanced'

Disaster mitigation and recovery funds 'unbalanced'

Expert says too much money spent on recovery work

Training exercise gets units ready to deal with disasters

Training exercise gets units ready to deal with disasters

Soldiers, SES, firefighters, cops practice flood, fire procedures

Businesses ruled out of natural disaster fund benefits

Businesses ruled out of natural disaster fund benefits

Rural businesses won't benefit from recovery funds, says Hockey

Inquiry to examine how natural disasters affect fuel supply

Inquiry to examine how natural disasters affect fuel supply

Senate approves inquiry into link between disasters and fuel supply

$30 million in loans available for disaster-hit NSW farms

$30 million in loans available for disaster-hit NSW farms

$30 million in loans is now available for farmers in New South Wales

Warning: Prepare for record tides and flooding from Ita

Warning: Prepare for record tides and flooding from Ita

Evacuations have been in place since Wednesday night

Supervolcano catastrophe 'more likely than we thought'

Supervolcano catastrophe 'more likely than we thought'

Eruption of a “supervolcano” is more likely than previously thought

Councils: Clarity needed on natural disaster funding

Councils: Clarity needed on natural disaster funding

Flood-affected councils want clarity for natural disaster funding

VIDEO: Lucky to be alive - huge boulder almost crushes car

VIDEO: Lucky to be alive - huge boulder almost crushes car

DRAMATIC video footage as driver almost crushedunder huge boulder

Severe 6.2 earthquake rocks Wellington

Severe 6.2 earthquake rocks Wellington

A SEVERE earthquake has shaken the Wellington region this afternoon.

Two quakes hit Wellington area within an hour

Two quakes hit Wellington area within an hour

NEW Zealand rocked by two earthquakes within an hour today.

New Greens policy aims to increase disaster prep spending

New Greens policy aims to increase disaster prep spending

Proposal suggests coal industry should fund disaster preparation

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