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Australian floods: rebuilding task will reach ‘post-war proportions’

Queensland premier Anna Bligh said the crisis was the worst natural disaster the state had experienced. The task of rebuilding communities in Queensland submerged by floodwaters would reach that of “post-war proportions”, the state’s premier warned today, as the Brisbane river continued to surge through the city, and the death toll rose to 15, with(…)

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Australian floods: rebuilding task will reach ‘post-war proportions’

Queensland premier Anna Bligh said the crisis was the worst natural disaster the state had experienced. The task of rebuilding communities in Queensland submerged by floodwaters would reach that of “post-war proportions”, the state’s premier warned today, as the Brisbane river continued to surge through the city, and the death toll rose to 15, with(…)

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