Victoria Chantra

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Victoria Chantra is a senior environmental scientist for AECOM based in Melbourne, Australia.

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Resilient Melbourne: Putting people at the centre

- When I started working for the Victorian Government’s security and emergency management branch in the summer of 2010, a third of the state was underwater. These floods, some of the worst in the state’s history, came after a 14-year drought and the 2009 “Black Saturday” bushfires that claimed almost 200 lives and 2,132 homes. There was even a plague of locusts.