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LastQuake app features are designed to be both visual and simple to maximise comprehension on an international scale

30.09.2018


Cultural Factors: Communication, Access and use of infrastructure/services

Hazards: Natural hazards

Disaster Phases: Response

Types of Actors Concerned: Non-active citizens, Active citizens, NGOs

The importance of adapting to users' needs and cultural diversity

30.09.2018


Cultural Factors: Open-mindedness, Access and use of infrastructure/services

Hazards: Natural hazards

Disaster Phases: Response

Types of Actors Concerned: Active citizens, NGOs, Non-active citizens

Long-term disaster effects in the perception of threats

30.09.2018


Media's role and influence on public perceptions in the social construction of risks

30.09.2018


Topics that generate irresponsible media alarmism

30.09.2018


Contemporary societies, promoters of individual freedom

30.09.2018


Culturally constructed disaster related notions

30.09.2018


Human perception assesses risk differently to other threat measures in place

30.09.2018


"Familiar risks" are more easily accepted than "new and unfamiliar risks"

30.09.2018


Individuals' definitions of ”risk”

30.09.2018


The later stages of modernity are creating a world full of uncontrollable and unknown risks

30.09.2018


Global risks are often exogenous and caused by decisions made in core states and areas that influences the periphery of a world-system

30.09.2018


The greatest challenge in risk societies is the maintenance of ontological security

30.09.2018


Replacing traditional dogmas with reason has reduced levels of perceived security

30.09.2018


Current social forms and institutions are dominated by constant change, with no reference guidelines or long-term plans, which has resulted in risk becoming a prevalent phenomenon of our time

30.09.2018


Collective societies and common values are responsible for collective representations of risk

30.09.2018


Culture provides socially constructed myths about nature which, in turn, influence the individual interpretation of natural phenomena

30.09.2018


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