A wildlife rescuer with a koala at a burnt forest on Kangaroo Island, South Australia. The fire situation worsened significantly at the beginning of Nov. 2019. There was also little difference in emergency department presentations for dehydration compared with other fire seasons. Bushfires are a natural part of the Australian landscape. Even before the challenges of COVID-19, Australia was hit hard by bushfires during summer 2019-20 - the most catastrophic bushfire season ever experienced in the country’s history. Smoke from Australia's bushfires killed far more people than the fires did, study says. 2019-20 Australian bushfire season. The catastrophic and unprecedented 2019–20 Australian bushfire season burned an estimated 48 million acres, destroyed more than 5,900 homes and other structures, and killed at least 34 people and an estimated 1 billion animals. Particles with a diameter of 2.5 micrometres [PM2.5] are the most problematic, so small they can get deep into the lungs and into the bloodstream. Further more, a FAQ (2019–20 Australian bushfires—frequently asked questions: a quick guide)on the Parliament of Australia website states "Although the major fires are now considered extinguished and the bushfire season is drawing to a close", the page is dated 12 March 2020 and even the CSIRO implies the season was still ongoing on 18 February. 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It’s been a year we’ll never forget. 05 366 5th January 2020 (49360641178).jpg 4,032 × 1,960; 6.19 MB As of 28 January 2020, the fires in NSW had burnt 5.3 million hectares (6.7% of the State), including 2.7 million hectares in national parks (37% of the State’s national … Cumulative MODIS active fire detections for New South Wales, Victoria, and Queensland summed per ‘fire year’ running from July 1 st to June 30 th in the following year. Fraser Island bushfire burns on multiple fronts as South Australia faces extreme fire risk. The following tables show the extent of impact of the 2019–20 Australian bushfire season. “Prescriptions for the same medication also increased during the same period, so at least some proportion was related to medical need. In mid-January 2020, a wave of heavy rain finally brought relief in some areas hit by bushfires b…
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