Hazards
Entries for Man-made non-intentional hazards or emergency situations

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Capacities of local communities and their culture is important in defining their level of preparedness, response and recovery from a disaster

30.09.2018


Societies and cultures are culturally, politically and environmentally distinctive

30.09.2018


Concepts of disasters and risk cultures are often linked to cultural geographies

30.09.2018


Adaptive patterns to risk are linked to cultural practices and location

30.09.2018


Lack of trust regarding the public's relation to the authorities and science experts

30.09.2018


Mass media as an important tool in addressing risks to the public/society

30.09.2018


Human typologies and differences in perceived danger to the individual

30.09.2018


People tend to estimate general risks to be larger than personal ones

30.09.2018


Higher levels of perceived risk can be expected in individuals with minority status

30.09.2018


Decisions for action are what differentiate hazards from risks

30.09.2018


Risk behaviour is to a large extent socially and culturally learnt, but not determined

30.09.2018


People's perception and understanding of risk is in accordance with their way of life

30.09.2018


The perception of risk is influenced by certain values, beliefs and types of knowledge

30.09.2018


Disaster risk reduction analysed in conjunction with the priorities of people, the needs of people at risk and cultural perspectives

30.09.2018


Risk perception amongst individuals with to hierarchical orientations

30.09.2018


The ways in which people are used to dealing with risk in everyday life is based on societal values (culture)

30.09.2018


Independence and interdependence are culturally interrelated in risk event assessment

30.09.2018


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