The risks of disasters is rising along with climate change. But there are many personal barriers to a timely and effective evacuation from danger
Many professions - paramedics, police, firefighters - involve helping people in traumatic circumstances but witnessing trauma has its own effects that can haunt people for life.
Dr Susie Burke FAPS talks about how to aid people's recovery after a natural disaster.
Where one stands on “climate change” has been such a vexed and often confusing issue, at dinner parties, over coffee, with the taxi driver, and in terms of media reporting of where the Australian public is at.
Here Dr Susie Burke FAPS explains how to include children in home disaster-planning and how being involved can help allay their fears and anxieties.