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Yasi destroyed the pavements  

Yasi destroyed the pavements

Cyclone Yasi and the Evacuation Center

February 4th 2011
When we realised that we would be in Cairns when Cyclone Yasi was due to pass over we tried really hard to get out. Mum tried to get flights but they were so expensive that it was not possible and we were told that if we drove, because the cyclone was 400kms wide, we could end up driving right into it. The only option was to stay put and hope that there would be a safe place for us to hide from ... read more
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Australian Flag Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
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