Archives For Disasters


Fire Down Under

Tammy Holmes, second from left, and her grandchildren take refuge under a jetty as a wildfire rages nearby in the Tasmanian town of Dunalley, east of the state capital of Hobart, Australia, on Jan. 4. The family credits God for saving them from the fire that destroyed around 90 homes in Dunalley.

See the res of the slide show here: http://www.nbcnews.com/slideshow/news/the-year-in-pictures-2013-53866483/