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.Download
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.