The disturbing logic of "Stay or Go"

30 Jan 2013
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THE most shocking fact about Black Saturday 2009 is that people died where they thought they were safest, where they were told they would be safest. Of the 173 people killed on Black Saturday, two-thirds died in their own homes. Of those, a quarter died sheltering in the bath. There were relatively few injuries: the destruction was total, and the following day brought an awful stillness and silence…

Read the full article in Inside Story's archive at http://inside.org.au/the-disturbing-logic-of-stay-or-go/

Photo: Tom Griffiths

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