GTAV bushfire article

This is a copy of the bushfire-related article entitled ‘ Bushfires:  Is the 2019/2020 bushfire season a portent for the future?’, which Chris wrote in January 2020 for the March 2020 edition of the Geography Teachers Association of Victoria (GTAV)’s quareterly magazine ‘Interaction’.  The GTAV link to this is https://www.gtav.asn.au/resources/interaction-current-issues, but this article can also be found here on this TorqAid link.

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The article highlights the Emergency Response initiatives carried out during December 2019 through to January 2020, and the likely Recovery challenges which will emerge through the (2020) year.  It also includes some comments on likely future Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) initiatives, these including some related to Climate Change.  The GTAV article includes a number of classroom activities for Geography and other subjects.

 

May Update

Enclosed is the link to the TorqAid May 2020 Monthly Update.  This includes details on the forthcoming online accredited Participatory Disaster Risk Management (PDRM) program (running from the 27th July until the 8th November); the related Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Diagrammatic Framework article; the TorqAid Toolkit; and articles on Australian Bushfires and COVID-19.

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online pdrm registration

Follow the link below for the Registration Form in word, which should be completed for the online Participatory Disaster Risk Management (PDRM) program.  This runs from the 27th July through to the 8th November 2020.

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Note that the brochure for this online PDRM can also be accessed from the link below.

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online pdrm assignment

Follow this link for the assignment details for the online Participatory Disaster Risk Management Program (PDRM) which is being facilitated from the 27th July through to the 8th November 2020.

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Follow the link below if you’d also like to accss the brochure for this online PDRM program.

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