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Pregnant women, children and bushfire smoke

Bushfire smoke is a serious health hazard, especially for pregnant women and children. Find out here how to limit your own and your family's exposure.

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Bushfire

“Treat yourself with the most kindness that you could possibly give yourself. The things that you're feeling, a lot of people are feeling right now and you're not alone in it. It's really important that you recognise that what you're going through is not a journey you have to do alone, and there will be people there around you.” Survivor of the Black Saturday fires, Chris Bogusis, shares his story on the Holding on to Hope podcast.

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Bushfires - Emergency information for communities - Better Health Channel

Collated information for communities relating to bushfires, including what to do during a bushfire as well as what happens afterwards.

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Bushfires and mental health

People may be at risk of developing anxiety or depression after experiencing a traumatic event such as the current bushfire crisis.

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Asthma Triggers: Bushfire and Smoke - Asthma Australia

Learn more about the triggers by bushfires and smoke to those with asthma. Stay on top of the risks with an asthma first aid plan.

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Bushfire aftermath - safety tips - Better Health Channel

Houses, sheds and other buildings or structures burnt in a bushfire can leave potential health hazards.

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Western Australian Bushfires, February 2021 - Services Australia

Assistance is available if you can show you lost income or have been adversely affected as a direct result of the Western Australian bushfires, February 2021.

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10 ways to support your child during the bushfire season - Emerging Minds

10 ways to support your child during the bushfire season Emerging Minds, Australia, January, 2020 Related to Bushfires, Parenting, Natural disasters, Responding to traumatic events Resource Summary Download as printable PDF **The information and advice below is of a general nature

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Disasters: Bushfire resources | Australian Child & Adolescent Trauma, Loss & Grief Network

Here we have brought together resources to help those working with bushfire affected people and communities. All of these resources are evidence informed and have been developed with Australian expertise.

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Disaster preparedness, myths and programs that hold promise - Emerging Minds

In this episode we talk to Dr. Briony Towers, a research fellow in the Centre for Urban Research at RMIT University, about the benefits of involving children in disaster preparedness, as well as some of the myths and misconceptions that children hold about disasters and bushfires in particular.

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