Students in Australia are being trained ready to prepare their communities to respond to bushfire danger effectively through a new education program known as ‘Project Firestorm’. The program involves firefighters presenting to students alongside purpose-made video content.
The project is particularly important after the bushfires during 2019/20 with the focus on schools in vulnerable areas including, “over 200,000 students”.
The sessions have been developed by the Rural Fire Service and include fictional characters in video as well as real-life recounts by current firefighters.
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