Australia fires: The huge economic cost of Australia’s bushfires | BBC News


Australia is facing a massive bill from unprecedented, deadly fires that have burned an area bigger than Belgium.

Insurers have received claims worth A$240m (£126m ; $165m) since October, and they expect the number will grow significantly.

Medical bills from the fires and smoke haze could also run into the hundreds of millions.

Source: Australia fires: The huge economic cost of Australia’s bushfires – BBC News

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