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Australia fires: Similar or worse disasters ‘will happen again’

An inquiry into the recent massive bushfire disaster in Australia has found the country should expect "worse" in the years to come.

The review – which looked at New South Wales (NSW), the worst-hit state – made sweeping proposals aimed at better preparing for future fire seasons.

  • BBC

The blazes began last August and burned for months, killing 33 people nationally and scorching vast areas.

The NSW state government said it would adopt the inquiry’s 76 recommendations.

The “extreme and extremely unusual” bushfires destroyed 2,476 houses and 5.5 million hectares of land in…

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