NSW bushfires

Sydney-based Samoan family maintains faith in the midst of bushfires

Head and father of the family, Seiuli Talalelei Sinaumea said his family are keeping their hopes for their safety especially the children.

“Currently in Australia, the feeling is scary but of course we cannot let abandon our faith,” he said.

Bushfires have claimed at least 28 lives and destroyed thousands of homes in Victoria and New South Wales.

According to the NSW Rural Fire Services, 123 fires are burning across the state and 50 are uncontained.