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Prepare today for any disaster

Natural and manmade tragedies follow no timetable. The 10th anniversary of hurricane Katrina, the remembrance of Sept. 11, 2001, and this summer’s shootings at reserve and recruiting centers in Chattanooga, remind us of the need for preparedness. When we aren’t prepared, these events challenge our collective security and resilience. As we left August and entered September, we marked the end of Army Antiterrorism Awareness Month and the beginning of National Preparedness Month…

 

Mr Fluffy: Tales of grief and resilience from nine Canberrans explored in digital narrative

Photo: Personal accounts of nine Canberrans affected by Mr Fluffy have been told in a new digital narrative, Surrender. (Supplied: Marie Cook )

Photo: Personal accounts of nine Canberrans affected by Mr Fluffy have been told in a new digital narrative, Surrender. (Supplied: Marie Cook )

Nine Canberrans who are facing the demolition of their Mr Fluffy loose-fill asbestos contaminated homes have had their personal accounts of grief and resilience immortalised in a new digital narrative. Titled Surrender, the 40-minute anthology explores the loss, pain and resolution endured by residents who have been plagued by the potentially deadly fibres in their family homes. Using family photos and home videos, each resident explored their stories of what ‘home’ meant to them…

 

Kiribati ‘climate refugee’ Ioane Teitiota faces deportation after New Zealand court ruling

New Zealand is on the cusp of deporting a Kiribati man who has argued he should be allowed to stay in New Zealand as a refugee because climate change is threatening his Pacific Island homeland. Ioane Teitiota, his wife Angua Erika, and their three New Zealand-born children are now due to be deported after a last-ditch legal hearing failed. Today, a New Zealand court allowed Immigration New Zealand to keep Mr Teitiota in custody in an Auckland jail until September 28…

 

 

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