Likelihood of using social media to submit information to authorities during a disaster
47% of Maltese respondents indicated it as likely or very likely that they would use social media to submit information about disasters to the authorities, whilst 35% responded that this is unlikely or very unlikely.
- 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
- Use cultural factors to improve the effectiveness of disaster communication