Australia floods hit sports coach's home town
He now works with disadvantaged aboriginal children and coaches the Yeppoon Seagulls rugby league team.
John Harbin, who was head coach at Oldham Roughyeds before switching to Oldham Athletic, moved back to his native home of Rockhampton in 2009.
"There is a serious health risk.
He said: "Around 40 per cent of the city is under water. It's about nine metres high in some places.
in 2001, but a year later made a surprise switch to association football as fitness coach for Latics. He later worked for Crystal Palace, Charlton, Coventry, Queens Park Rangers and Swansea City.
He moved back to Rockhampton to be closer to his elderly parents, four children and 10 grandchildren.
Queensland experienced its wettest spring on record between September and November followed by heavy rainfalls in December and tropical cyclone Tasha.
"Another thing is the stench from sewers overflowing.
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"There is a fear more rain is on its way. What would kill us now is more rain."
Rockhampton's population of 75,000 has been cut off after its main river breaks with roads closed, and air and rail links were stopped. Residents Air Max 2015 Prices
The Australian Army has been drafted in to Queensland to rebuild the region and provide food, water and medical supplies.
John said hundreds of people made homeless by the floods are living in evacuation centres and people were using boats and dinghies to get around as waters are still too high for vehicles to get through.
John, 63, who lives with his wife Maureen, said his home overlooks a sea of water.
have been warned to look out for crocodiles and poisonous snakes in rising floodwaters, and there is now a health threat from overflowing sewers.
"We've even had some poor guy drown trying to get to safety. The biggest problem now is crocodiles all over the town, as well as a large Air Max Women Thea number of snakes and rats.
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A former Oldham sports coach has been caught up in the worst floods to hit Australia for decades.
worst affected in Queensland, where record rainfall has caused floods to spread across an area the size of France and Germany, forcing entire towns to be evacuated, closing mines and devastating farmland.
John said: "If my time in Oldham taught me anything it is buy a house on a hill, so we have been fairly safe here, but it's been a nightmare.
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