The International Alliance for Peace and Development is deeply saddened about the wildfires in Australia


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The International Alliance for Peace and Development is deeply concerned about the continuing fires in Australia, which have had severe consequences during this period, IAPD expresses its sincere condolences to all Australians who lost loved people in the fires, and destroyed more than 1,500 homes. Forest fires were out of control on the east coast of the country, due to high temperatures and strong winds, the number of people killed in the current fire season that started in September 2019 reached 23 people, including 12 in last week’s fires. Therefore, forest fires in Australia did not spare any living creatures. Their fires and smoke eliminated thousands of living creatures and humans.

Ecologists from the University of Sydney have estimated the number of animal victims of the fires at 480 million. Other reports indicate that the number exceeded half a billion, while fires are still ongoing, which raises fears of environmental imbalances in the region in the long -term

The Australian authorities announced the emergency on 2nd January 2020, and the government launched an unprecedented distress for the Reserve Force in the army to support firefighters and demanded other resources including a third naval ship equipped for humanitarian and disaster relief operations

The International Alliance for Peace and Development affirms that climate change contributes to the exacerbation of the problem and it is considered a big threat on people and societies all over the world , the negative effects of climate change result in catastrophic effects, causing the displacement of many people and the extinction of animals, and therefore the International Alliance calls on the international community to join hands to tackle climate change and global warming.

The International Alliance calls for the need for developed States to comply with international commitments to reduce global warming, including those related to the transfer of technology to developing countries. And The United Nations should  pressure on  countries to implement the Paris Agreement

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