Opinion

Floods: How to prepare and equip ADF to respond to more disasters

By Peter Dunn
July 19 2022 - 5:30am
The Army has become a familiar sight during recovery efforts after recent flood disasters. Picture: Defence
The Army has become a familiar sight during recovery efforts after recent flood disasters. Picture: Defence

The most recent floods in Sydney were an unwelcome familiar sight for many communities on Australia's east coast - in the worst hit areas, it was the fourth flood this year alone. As with previous extreme weather emergencies, the Australian Defence Force was once again called upon to assist with rescue and evacuation operations.

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