Enormous floods have swept through South East Queensland, including Ipswich, Caboolture and Brisbane during 11-13 January 2011. At least 30 people have died, and the death toll is predicted to rise. At least 60 people are still missing. Here is what you can do to help:
waltzmatildah (fanfiction auctions) and owemebreakfast are fundraising, to help Australians recover from those floods.
You can donate to the Queensland flood replief appeal,register to volunteer and receive the latest news and updates here: http://www.qld.gov.au/floods/donate.html You can donate in person, over the phone, online, or internationally.
Find out about government support for families, individuals, small businesses, and local producers here: http://www.business.qld.gov.au/risk-
Learn about danger zones, road closures and re-openings here: http://highload.131940.qld.gov.au/
( Read more... )If there are any Queenslanders reading this, I want you to know that our hearts go out towards you. Stay strong and safe. You will make it through this.