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  1. Tens of thousands of volunteer firefighters have been hailed in Australia and across the world for

    Commentary: The Australian bushfires are straining emergency disaster volunteers

    As the Australian bushfires rage on, and fire seasons start earlier and last longer, Australia needs to rethink its dependence on volunteers, says ...
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    Ep 8: Disaster

    What does it take to survive when nature unleashes hell?  Tsao was buried in the rubble of her home after an earthquake hit Taiwan. Her story is ...
  3. Members of a rescue team search for victims of a collapsed tailings dam owned by Brazilian mining c

    Rattled by Vale disaster, mining CEOs move to change industry

    After last month's deadly tailings dam disaster at a Vale SA facility in Brazil, Freeport-McMoRan Inc Chief Executive Richard Adkerson sent a memo ...
  4. FILE PHOTO: Workers are seen on the top of an iron ore pile as a machine works on blending the iron

    Brazil's grief turns to anger as death toll from Vale disaster hits 60

    Grief over the hundreds of Brazilians feared lost in a mining disaster on Friday has quickly hardened into anger as victims' families and ...