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1

What places are more susceptible to bushfires and the effect of this?

Dry areas with dense vegeetation; loss of life and infrastructure.

2

What can unpredictable rainfall lead to?

Drought - reduced water availability. Affect livelihoods of agrircultural and lifestock industries

3

What can cause climate change?

o Changes to environment including settlement, industrialisation, land clearning and farming practises

4

what does climate change cause?

Extreme temperatures, rising sea levels, more vector borne diseases, more natural disasters