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Queensland floods 2011: Baked relief continues to comfort

That is the tweet which started it all five years ago. All because a group of people active on social media turned on their ovens, started making sandwiches or drove cold drinks out to flood affected neighbourhoods…

 

Where to turn to if your small business is affected by bushfires or other natural disasters

A burnt out house near Clarendon, South of Ballarat in Victoria, Sunday, Dec 20. 2015. Victoria is experiencing bushfires and extreme heat.(AAP Image/David Crosling) NO ARCHIVING

A burnt out house near Clarendon, South of Ballarat in Victoria, Sunday, Dec 20. 2015. Victoria is experiencing bushfires and extreme heat.(AAP Image/David Crosling) NO ARCHIVING

Even when they only damage property, natural disasters can do immense damage to a small business, whether a long-established company or one just trying to find its feet. While farmland or a shopfront isn’t as important as a human life, many SME owners rely on their small business as their sole source of income. With this in mind, here are some places to turn to if your SME is affected by a natural…

 

 

WA fires: Donated cars continue to roll in to Yarloop

Second-hand cars donated by good samaritans continue to arrive in Yarloop with one stranger handing over an Audi A3 to a single mother whose family home was destroyed in the January 6 bushfires. ​Since donating his Landcruiser to a Yarloop resident last Thursday, Perth fly-in, fly-out worker Aaron Latham sparked more than 14 other good-willed West Australians to do the same…

 

Elite group of 100 resilient cities: Montréal prepares resilience strategy

At the invitation of the Mayor of Montréal, Denis Coderre, government representatives, members of the business community and the cultural scene, as well as community and university groups gathered at Marché Bonsecours to launch the Montréal urban resilience strategy, with the support of experts brought together by the 100 Resilient Cities – Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation (100RC). This event follows the selection…

 

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