2009 Black Saturday Bushfires
On Black Saturday we remember
A year on from the devastation of Victoria’s Black Saturday bushfires we not only remember those whose lives were lost, but we celebrate the communities who continue to overcome adversity in their ongoing journey towards closure and restoration.
The Salvation Army has been working hand in hand with local communities as they realise new dreams, rebuild homes and celebrate the bonds of friendship and family.
To mark a year of tragedy and triumph, The Salvation Army has released the Victorian Bushfire Response Report.
The rebuild is still continuing with projects taking place all over Victoria.
So what has been happening so far? You can read some of the stories we’ve gathered together from throughout the year of what has been happening on the ground in bushfire-affected areas.
26 November 2010
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