04 Feb '11, 8am

Australia cleans up after Cyclone Yasi. 4,000 troops deployed.

Australia cleans up after Cyclone Yasi. 4,000 troops deployed.

'It's a very big deployment,' she said. Canberra mobilised 1,500 soldiers in January to help clean up after floods devastated the state capital Brisbane and surrounding areas, killing more than 30 people, the biggest deployment for a natural disaster since 1974.

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