Over the last few months, we have had record-breaking drought, heat and bush fires - their intensity and spread worse than ever. In other areas, more recently, we have had extreme wind and hail. Unfortunately, some of our members and their close families have lost buildings, trees, crops and animals. In some cases, houses and gardens are undamaged but covered with dust and ash and fallen branches.
Some of our members have sent us details of their experiences and we have posted excerpts below:
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