How you can help flood homeless get back on their feet

THERE were many heartbreaking stories covered in the wake of March Flood in Lismore.

One of those stories was that of Jeremy Marsh who lost everything when flood water gushed through his home.

Mr Marsh had stacked all his possessions and furniture on his kitchen bench assuming the flood might rise a metre and a half at most. It rose much further.

“I evacuated my kids, and they were the main thing, but when we got the message from the SES there just wasn’t much time to do much else,” Mr Marsh told The Northern Star in August.

“We had to sleep wherever we could knowing we had lost everything. It was devastating.”

The record flood destroyed 40 years worth of the father of two’s possessions including precious photos of his children.

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