HOW TO HELP

• The Australian Red Cross is providing psychological first aid, working at evacuation centres and helping people to get in touch with their loved ones. It is also providing emergency grants. redcross.org.au/campaigns/disasterrelief-and-recovery-new-years-eve

• Salvation Army is providing financial assistance, emotional support and referrals. https://www.salvationarmy.org.au/donate/make-a-donation/donate-online/

• Foodbank is delivering emergency food relief and water to firefighters and local communities caught up in the bushfires. Where to donate: foodbank.org.au/support-us/ make-a-donation/

• WIRES is supporting displaced and injured wildlife.wires.org.au/donate/emergency-fund

• The RSPCA and AWL (Animal Welfare League) have been working to provide support, shelter and care to animals caught up in the bushfires. www.rspcansw.org.au/bushfire-appeal/ www.awlnsw.com.au/bushfire-appeal/

• Koalas in Care Inc is a small charity run by volunteers in the north part of NSW. They are accepting donations to help koalas injured or displaced by the fires in NSW. koalasincare. org.au/pages/donation.htm • WWF Australia is raising money to provide habitat that has been lost. www.wwf.org.au/#gs.ppesa9