Leonardo DiCaprio's environmental organization, Earth Alliance, will donate US$ 3 million to help Australia's firefighting efforts
The foundation reported this Thursday that it had started the Australia Fire Fund to contribute to an "international response to catastrophic fires" currently ongoing in the country.
Wildfires burned an area twice the size of Maryland, killed at least 25 people and destroyed 2,000 homes. The fires, fueled by the drought and the hottest and driest year in the country, have been underway since September, months before the usual wildfires season in Australia.
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