Tag: Disaster

With her state heading for disaster, Gladys bails on NSW – » The Australian Independent Media Network

The Costa Concordia lies stricken off the shore of Giglio in January 2012.

Can Berejiklian be likened to the Capitain of the Costa Concordia. He was jailed for abandoning his ship

 Berejiklian has been foreshadowing the pandemic in NSW was going to get to its worst, its toughest; that the hospital system would be stretched to its elastic limit in October, based on modelling the NSW Health Department had prepared. Modelling, by the way, she’s not been very forthcoming with. So, knowing that the state is headed for a cliff, she’s essentially jumped out of the driver’s seat to get a better view of the spectacle. “I’ll turn up when I need to,” are words that emerged from her sneering maw today.

Source: With her state heading for disaster, Gladys bails on NSW – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Coalition’s $10bn scheme to curb rising insurance premiums in Queensland may not improve affordability | Insurance industry | The Guardian

Stranded vehicles in floodwaters in Townsville in 2019.

Government should focus on ‘disaster mitigation rather than clean-up’ as climate change events increase, industry experts say

Source: Coalition’s $10bn scheme to curb rising insurance premiums in Queensland may not improve affordability | Insurance industry | The Guardian

In Delhi alone, COVID kills another Indian every 4 minutes

India coronavirus

Overwhelmed hospitals in India are begging for oxygen supplies as the country’s coronavirus infections soars again in a “tsunami” of disease, setting a world record for cases for the third consecutive day.

Source: In Delhi alone, COVID kills another Indian every 4 minutes

The consequences of a Donald Trump win are disastrous for the Australian economy

President Donald Trump will declare economic war on our biggest customer, wipe unprecedented amounts off global stock markets, usher in extraordinary financial instability, and risk turning the the world’s biggest economy into a basket case by pushing its national debt past 100 per cent of GDP.

Source: The consequences of a Donald Trump win are disastrous for the Australian economy