Locals in Lucindale, a community of around 550 people some 260 kilometres (162 miles) south east of Adelaide, were warned by the Country Fire Service (CFS) after the fire cut off roads they could use to evacuate.
Harris’ grandfather moved to Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu state, decades ago. Harris’ late mother was also born in India, before moving to the US to study at the University of California. She married a Jamaican man, and they named their daughter Kamala, a Sanskrit word for “lotus flower.”
One caller from that area said, during a telephone conversation, “There are a large number of workers living in the neighbourhood in the Qadisiyah area, which is designated for families, however workers spread among the buildings and dwellings, in a way that poses a threat to the families residing in there.
The Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) has issued complete and detailed guidelines for the home and hotel quarantine of residents returning to Dubai, and residents of the city.
All residents are advised to conduct a CIVID-19 PCR test before flying to the UAE.
“This period may be reduced to seven days in some cases such as professions in vital sectors or for those who came from low risk countries,” it added.
All residence visa holders returning to Dubai must get a return approval from General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs-Dubai
All Sharjah residents who have a residence visa issued in the Emirate are now allowed to return through the ports of Sharjah without the need to obtain prior approvals.
The Department of Civil Aviation in Ras Al Khaimah stated that expatriate residents will be allowed to enter the emirate through Ras Al Khaimah International Airport from Oct.15, 2020, without obtaining prior permission.
Australia will within weeks allow residents of New Zealand to enter the country without having to quarantine, Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack said on Friday, as Canberra seeks to revive its ailing economy as COVID-19 cases begin to slow.