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INTRODUCTION
The Black Saturday bushfires were a series of bushfires that ignited or were burning
across the Australian state of Victoria on and around Saturday 7 February 2009 during
extreme bushfireweather conditions. As many as 400 individual fires were recorded on
7 February.

CAUSE
The causes of the 400 individual…

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A fire fighter gives a Koala a drink A car burnt out as a result of the fires




Damage to property from the bushfire

RESPONSE
Responses to the Black Saturday bushfires included immediate community response,
donations and later, international aid efforts, Government inquiries including a Royal
Commission and recommendations and…

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BIBLIOGRAPHY
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/australiaandthepacific/australia/4557917/A
ustralianbushfiresBlackSaturdayworstblazeincountryshistory.html
http://www.femail.com.au/blackSaturdaybushfires.htm
http://www.theage.com.au/national/numberofmissingstillunknownafterblacksaturday
fires200902258hf0.html




Chris Cartwright ­ AS Geography
Column 5 ­ 2nd November 2009

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