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Fires Continue In Australia

Fires Continue In Australia
Fires Continue In Australia

Video: Fires Continue In Australia

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Video: Australia wildfires: Firefighters continue battle amid "catastrophic" conditions 2023, February
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Since last September, in various forest areas of Australia began what is known as the usual fire season; however, the increase in temperature has been presented at record rates of 40.1 and 41.9 degrees, and strong winds with gusts of up to 96 kilometers per hour, which has caused, in recent days, unprecedented incidents.

According to official data, so far, this burning has taken the lives of 24 people and 500 million animals, including pets and livestock; In addition, there are hundreds of thousands of wounded, displaced and other native fauna species that have already been listed as endangered. The damage to the ecosystem is also incalculable and, for now, there are 1,500 destroyed homes.

Volcano Fire
Volcano Fire

These fires have occurred in areas around Sydney and Adelaide, where the majority of the population of this country is concentrated, with New South Wales and Queensland being one of the most affected areas with four million hectares burned.

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has told the media that the fires can go on for months despite the tireless work of firefighters and volunteers. Although international aid from countries such as the United States, the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, France, Canada and Germany has now been added.

Fire in Mahwah, NJ
Fire in Mahwah, NJ

Specialists have blamed climate change as the main cause of this and other disasters of the type, including the one that occurred in the Amazon; which translates into criticism for governments for the lack of effective actions to combat the world's biggest problem.

In order to help fight the fires, more than 946 thousand people have donated on Facebook, according to the US media CNN; Additionally, the Artistic Guild has come together to financially support such as Nicole Kidman, Keith Urban, Kylie Minogue, Pink, Celeste Barber, Hugh Jackman, Selena Gomez, Chris Hemswort, and Elsa Pataky, among many others.

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