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Australia PM pledges aid on visit to flood-ravaged north-west

Reuters Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese promised help to repair homes, replace property and rebuild infrastructure as he toured remote flood-ravaged communities across the northwest after “one-in-100-year” floods. The crisis in the Kimberley – a sparsely populated area in Western Australia state about the size of the US state of California – was sparked last […]

“Once in a century” flood cuts off communities in north-western Australia

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Sydney, AustraliaReuters Military helicopters airlifted hundreds of people from communities cut off by “once in a century” floods in Australia’s northwest, an official leading relief efforts said on Sunday, noting water covered some places “as far as the eye could see”. The crisis in the Kimberley – an sparsely populated area in Western Australia state […]