Bushfires: Response, Relief and Resilience

Discover strategies in preparing for, responding to and recovering from bushfire natural disasters from the world's leading minds. The increasing impact of climate change is exacerbating the risk factors of natural disasters such as bushfires/wildfires, therefore individuals and organisations must learn to respond to emergencies, survive and recover from humanitarian crises that are beyond their current expertise.

Course syllabus:

  1. Identify drivers of bushfire risks

  2. Assess the various mechanisms through which bushfires attack

  3. Explore the impact of bushfires from multiple perspectives

  4. Explore essentials for bushfire resilience and benefits of community-led bushfire recovery

  5. Identify coping strategies for affected people and effective coping strategies