In bushfire-prone regions, being prepared for the unexpected can make all the difference between life and death. The choice between staying or evacuating during a bushfire is never straightforward. Waiting to see how the situation unfolds may seem like a reasonable option, but it can lead to congested roads, delayed evacuations, and increased risks for everyone involved, including our courageous emergency services personnel. To address these concerns and enhance community preparedness, we've developed an innovative online quiz that helps individuals in bushfire-prone areas become the best possible bushfire evacuee.
Understanding bushfire behaviours
Our quiz is designed to shed light on your personal bushfire behavior and provide you with the information you need to make informed decisions during these critical situations. By taking the quiz, you not only gain valuable insights into your own behavior but also contribute to easing the burden on emergency services. Here's how it works:
Step 1: Take the quiz
To get started on your journey to becoming a better-prepared bushfire evacuee, simply click here. The quiz is quick and easy, consisting of a series of questions that assess your readiness for a bushfire evacuation.
Step 2: Receive your personalised profile
Once you've completed the quiz, you'll receive a personalised profile that highlights your strengths and areas for improvement in terms of bushfire preparedness. This profile is based on research by Strahan et al. (2018) which identified different self-evacuation archetypes.
Step 3: Access tailored resources
In addition to your personalised profile, you'll also gain access to a wealth of tailored, timely, and interactive resources. These resources are specifically designed to help you better prepare for a bushfire. Whether it's evacuation plans, safety tips, or emergency contacts, you'll have all the information you need at your fingertips.
Step 4: Improve your recall and response
By using these resources, you'll be better equipped to recall important information and respond effectively in the event of a bushfire. Our goal is to empower you to be the best bushfire evacuee you can be, ensuring your safety and the safety of your community.
Don't wait until the next bushfire season to wonder if you're prepared. Take the quiz today and start your journey toward becoming a more informed and responsible bushfire evacuee. Together, we can reduce the risks associated with bushfires and ease the pressure on our hardworking emergency services.
Access the quiz and embark on your bushfire preparedness journey today. Remember, being informed and prepared is the first step toward safeguarding your life and your community during a bushfire.