Considerable interest in disaster preparedness information found in a study with Bucharest residents
Romanian participants expressed their considerable interest in information about disaster preparedness, with 97% of participants indicating they were quite or strongly interested.
Cultural Factors: Open-mindedness
Disaster Phases: Preparedness
- Develop guidelines for disaster practitioners that take into consideration the different needs of and approaches to different ethnical groups
- Inform citizens about the risk they may face and about possible actions and measures, they can take to reduce vulnerability and better prepare themselves
- Training programmes for citizens of all ages should be developed. These are necessary to increase citizens’ knowledge of and preparedness in case of disasters. The training activities should be organized on the basis of a training strategy and should take various forms, ranging from emergency drill to workshops