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Helping Australia in the Wake of Extreme Wildfires


Photo Credit: State Government of Victoria


What's so significant about the current wildfires in Australia? Below are some facts to give you an overview as well as links to organizations where you can donate.


To put the current Australian fires in perspective, here in the US in an average year about 7 million acres of land are burned by wildfires. In 2017, about 10 million acres of land were burned in the US. In comparison, this season in Australia wildfires have already burned nearly 16 million acres. Additionally, at least 24 people have been killed and an estimated 480 million animals in New South Wales alone could die as a result of the wildfires.


If you would like to donate to the recovery effort, below are some organizations to choose from.


The Australian Red Cross

The Salvation Army Australia

The NSW Rural Fire Service

Blaze Aid

Koala Hospital

WIRES Wildlife Rescue

Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal


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