An alarming number of natural disaster victims turn to high-cost, short-finance — or pay day loans — to avoid going broke, financial counsellors say.
Survivors who stood in neck-deep water for days on end are pulled from an illegal gold mine in Zimbabwe, which flooded on February 16, killing 24.
As Queenslanders continue to deal with the fallout of unprecedented flooding, we take a look at the stories of resilience to emerge from the state's natural disaster.
Parts of flood-ravaged Queensland will take years to rebuild, Scott Morrison warns as the state's Deputy Premier declares all insurance claims will be assessed.
Some home rentals in Townsville are going for more than double their normal asking price as locals fight it out for a rapidly dwindling housing stock.
Staff face job losses and small businesses play the waiting game with insurance companies after the Townsville floods.
Australia's largest pastoral company, AACo, says it has experienced "extreme" stock losses due to the Queensland floods.
Banks and insurers must "lift their socks" and show compassion to north Queenslanders affected by the floods, Deputy Premier Jackie Trad says, as insurers receive about 12,000 claims so far in the Townsville region.
Banks and insurers must be "good corporate citizens" and show compassion to north Queenslanders affected by the floods, Deputy Premier Jackie Trad says, with insurers receiving about 12,000 claims so far in the Townsville region.
The search continues for a man missing in floodwaters near Ayr after the boat he was on crashed into a jetty on Friday evening.