January 19, 2011

queensland flood facts 1st edition


this post was updated February 12 with much more info. click here to read

Queensland flood facts

3/4 of Queensland has been declared a disaster zone  - an area larger than Texas and California combined.

Death toll: >30

People affected: 2.1 million 

Damages: may hit A$20 billion, 1.5% of GDP. 28,000 homes need to be rebuilt

Nature's fury in pictures here, here, here, here

How you can help:
* donate to Queensland Government Flood Relief Appeal
* check out auctions/raffles list at Make It Perfect
* my auction is here

"Miracle girl" alive!

Police on Tuesday released a photo of a woman caught in a flash flood in Toowoomba to get help identifying her and find out if she survived. Hannah Reardon-Smith did survive her ordeal.

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