Topic "Environmental Health" in Dari - total 19 documentsTitle: 10-year anniversary of the 2009 Victorian bushfires - Recovering from long-term trauma
Summary: Translated factsheets about recovering from long-term trauma in lead up to 10-year anniversary of the 2009 Victorian bushfires.
Title: After the fire
Summary: This information will assist you with cleaning up, property security, gas, electriciy, water, telephone, insurance issues and finding alternative housing after a fire.
Title: Beat the heat, health tips for a safe season (English)
Summary: Advice on some things you can do to minimise your risk of heat related illness.
Title: Birdie and the cyclone
Summary: A big wind blows away Birdie’s nest! A story for young children about recovering from cyclones. Natural disasters like storms, cyclones, floods or fire can be very frightening and upsetting for babies and young children. Playing a therapeutic game or reading a story with a caring adult can help a young child work through the scary experiences and ‘big feelings’. There’s information for parents and carers too.
Title: Birdie and the fire
Summary: Birdie and her friends have to get away from a bushfire. A story for young children about recovering from fires. Natural disasters like storms, cyclones, floods or fire can be very frightening and upsetting for babies and young children. Playing a therapeutic game or reading a story with a caring adult can help a young child work through the scary experiences and ‘big feelings’. There’s information for parents and carers too.
Title: Blue-green algae (cyanobacteria)
Summary: Blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) are bacterial organisms that have some of the characteristics of bacteria and some of algae. They are present in almost all aquatic ecosystems in Australia, including rivers, lakes and estuaries. Under certain environmental conditions, blue-green algae concentrations in water can rapidly increase and form visible blooms or scums. Water affected by blue-green algae may be unsuitable for drinking, recreational activities such as swimming and fishing, and agricultural uses. Some species of blue-green algae produce toxins that are harmful to humans and animals when they are eaten, inhaled or contact the skin.
Title: Bushfire smoke and your health
Summary: Bushfire smoke can reduce air quality in rural and urban areas and may affect people’s health. This fact sheet provides information on bushfire smoke, how it can affect you and your family’s health, and actions that you can take to avoid or reduce potential health effects.
Title: CHO advisory: poisonous mushrooms growing in Melbourne
Summary: Unless you are an expert, do not pick and eat wild mushrooms in Victoria. Mushrooms purchased from a supermarket, greengrocer or other reputable source are safe to eat.
Title: Fire danger ratings
Summary: The fire danger rating tells you how dangerous a fire would be if one started. It helps you to know when conditions are dangerous enough to put your bushfire survival plan in to action.
Title: Grassfires: know your fire risk and know what to do (bilingual version)
Summary: This factsheet lists some risks and how to reduce them as well as what you need to do if a grassfire starts.
Title: Home fire safety (audio version)
Summary: Audio files to download with information about Home Fire Safety. Most fatal fires occur in the home, but the real tragedy is that many of these could be avoided. This brochures provides a checklist on preventative measures you can undertake to minimise the chance of a fire in your house.
Title: Lead poisoning from illicit opium
Summary: A consumer factsheet about lead poisoning from illicit opium.
Title: Never leave kids in cars
Summary: Never leave your most precious valuables, your children, alone in the car. The never leave kids in cars campaign prompts parents to take their kids with them whenever they get out of the car, just as they do their everyday valuables, to avoid potentially tragic consequences.
Title: Smoke alarms
Summary: Information on the installation and maintenance of smoke alarms.
Title: Smoky outside? Protect your health
Summary: These posters have been developed to to assist communities in the event or aftermath of a fire.
Title: Smoky outside? Stay inside
Summary: Posters to to assist communities in the event or aftermath of a fire.
Title: Stay healthy, stay hydrated
Summary: The A2 poster explains your body is 70% water, dehydration reduces your attention and ability to concentrate by 13%. Drinking 6-8 glasses a day helps to keep you in top shape.
Title: Survive the heat: brochure
Summary: The "Survive the heat" brochure contains information on how individuals can take care of themselves and look out for family, friends and neighbours who may need help coping with the heat.
Title: Survive the heat: poster
Summary: The "Survive the heat" poster can be used by health and community service providers to promote heat health messages.
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