I Am Crying For the Victims of the Victoria Bushfires

My heart goes out to those who lost homes and loved ones in this tragedy. 30 People

    What About the Animals?

    As sad as it is to hear about 100's of humans dying and even more homes lost, but what about the animals? There would be thousands of dead native and non native animals dead and millions of trees and habitats. There is a picture around which shows that wild animals can trust a...
    PurpleUmbrella PurpleUmbrella
    31-35, F
    8 Responses Feb 14, 2009

    Please Donate to Help

    There are several ways YOU can help the victims in Victoria: Donate blood (wait a couple of days as red cross are experiencing record donations, book ahead if possible). Donate MONEY https://www.redcross.org.au/Donations/onlineDonations.asp . This is through red cross...
    chairmanmeow chairmanmeow
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Feb 10, 2009

    WE Are Aussies and We Care

      For We Are Aussies And We Care Raymond J Warren Brisbane Qld February 9th 2009 Did you see that fireball a’rolling, down the valley fair And the timber smoke a’rising, from the beauty that was there? Did you hear the bird’s loud...
    rayw1 rayw1
    61-65
    Feb 10, 2009

    A Charred Ghost Town of Blackened Piles of Ash

    A charred ghost town of blackened piles of ash 4:00AM Tuesday Feb 10, 2009 Greg Roberts     Police inspect a Kinglake farm house. The town's survivors have been left trading tragic tales of those less fortunate. Photo / AP     The end of the world...
    auroraaustralis auroraaustralis
    22-25
    3 Responses Feb 9, 2009

    Through the Haze...

    I'm down in the inner east suburbs of Melbourne, suffering from asthma complications. The smell of smoke is soul deep. I wish I could help more than donating, but I'm in a wheelchair and can't get the care to come help me volunteer. My thoughts and Pagan blessings carry across...
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Feb 14, 2009

    Distressing

    Crying isn't something I do but I feel for all my Aussie mates and I'm thinking of you guys.
    cyberkitty cyberkitty
    18-21
    3 Responses Feb 10, 2009

    Fire Victims Tell

    Australian fire victims tell of miracle survival 2:05PM Monday Feb 09, 2009   Photo / CHANNEL 9 via APTN   Fire devastates Victoria Australian wildfires Stories of survival are now filtering through the media after entire towns were burnt...
    auroraaustralis auroraaustralis
    22-25
    7 Responses Feb 9, 2009

    THE Aftermath

      THE TERRIBLE SHADE OF THE OLD               GHOST  GUM TREE Raymond J Warren February 2009   She stood on that hillside for two hundred years, A Ghost Gum that saw life, it’s...
    rayw1 rayw1
    61-65
    2 Responses Feb 28, 2009

    12 Months On....

    On Sunday,[ Feb.7th], it will be the first anniversary of the Black Saturday bushfires here in Victoria, Australia. Over 173 people died and 2000 homes lost. Yesterday we drove through Marysville on our way home, and can see only a handful of homes being replaced. The area is a...
    sharossody sharossody
    70+, F
    5 Responses Feb 4, 2010

    A War Zone Without Bullets

    I was in Victoria recently to visit my mother in East Gippsland. The journey brought back fond memories of the south east countryside of Australia. Part of that area was ravaged by fire soon after I returned home. And now the fires have returned to central Victoria, destroying...
    WiseOldOwl WiseOldOwl
    56-60, M
    7 Responses Feb 10, 2009

    Tears

    Words can not begin to appropriatly express the sorrow I feel as I watch the news reports and read the stories about the bush fires that have swept through Victoria in Australia.  173 dead so far, toll climbing.  Countless homes completly lost. And some of the fires...
    auroraaustralis auroraaustralis
    22-25
    5 Responses Feb 9, 2009
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