Black Saturday – The Not so clever

This link  gives an interesting comparison between the losses of Katrina and Black
Saturday by age, plus the difficulties in preparing individuals for an extreme event.  It has some interesting views.

Black Saturday - The Not so Clever Country Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it George Santayana Fire has been an integral part of the Australian ecosystem for tens of thousands of years. Both the landscape and it’s native inhabitants have adapted to this periodic cycle of fire and regeneration. Nor are these fires random bolts from the blue, they occur … Read More

via Dark Matter

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One Response to Black Saturday – The Not so clever

  1. Off topic … thought you may be interested in this radio program from Life Matters this morning about grief and bereavement. The woman speaking lost her daughter, Ciara, in a murder that hasn’t been solved. She talks about all her reactions, and also the “gift” Ciara has given her.

    http://www.abc.net.au/rn/lifematters/stories/2010/2907786.htm

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