Australia : Wild Fire : 2009/02/07
|Country or District||Australia|
|Outline||The death toll from fires in southern Australia has reached at least 108, the worst in the country's history on 8 February 2009.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
|Reuters AlerNet 2009/02/12|
|Damaged houses: 1,033
Area burnt: 450,000 ha
The death toll from bushfires in southeastern Australia has risen to 210, police in the state of Victoria said on 24 February 2009.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation 2009/02/19
Bushfire death toll rises to 208
Australian Broadcasting Corporation 2009/02/17
Bushfire death toll rises to 200
Reuters AlerNet 2009/02/12
Factbox - Australia\'s deadliest bushfires
Government of Australia 2009/02/11
So far 173 deaths, more than 500 injured, nearly 1,000 homes destroyed, thousands now homeless, 365,000 hectares burnt, 25 local government authorities affected, entire towns gone.
BBC News 2009/02/08
The death toll from fires in southern Australia has reached at least 108, the worst in the country\'s history.
Geographycal Data Information
OCHA ReliefWeb 2009/02/09
Australia: Wildfire (as of 9 February 2009)
Image Gallery of MODIS, NASA
A crippling heat wave and strong winds in southeastern Australia contributed to an outbreak of forest and grassland fires in Victoria in late January 2009.