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"Fully revised and updated"--Cover.

Includes bibliographical references.

“On 10 January 2011, after weeks of heavy rain, a wall of water hit Toowoomba and the Lockyer Valley. Official figures state that over 20 people died. Many escaped death only because they were rescued by members of the community or through sheer good fortune. Based on exclusive interviews with survivors, rescuers, and the families and friends of the victims of the disaster, The Torrent is a unique and powerful account of human courage in the face of devastating forces of nature. This expanded edition provides updates on the survivors, recounts the traumatic findings of the Grantham inquiry, and captures the enduring and resilient spirit of the communities affected.”--Back cover.

Tertiary/Undergraduate.

General.

Previous edition The torrent Toowoomba and the Lockyer Valley, January 2011 2012.

Item type Current library Call number Status Notes Date due Barcode
Book - NSW RFS State Training Academy Book - NSW RFS State Training Academy NSW RFS State Training Academy
Dubbo - Emergency Management
Emergency Management TOR (Browse shelf (Opens below)) Not for loan Available for reading on-site at NSW RFS State Training Academy
Book Book NSW Rural Fire Service Library
Emergencies
Emergencies 14367 (Browse shelf (Opens below)) Available 14367

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