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Likeability of a stimulus/event lowers perceptions of risk linked to it

30.09.2018


The effect of immediate emotions on perceived risk

30.09.2018


The most important cross-cultural factors influencing perceived seriousness (or magnitude) of risks

30.09.2018


The impact and consequences of man-made disasters as compared to natural hazards

30.09.2018


Loss of confidence in civil authorities after man-made disasters

30.09.2018


Many people believe that the frequency and severity of natural hazards are increased by human action

30.09.2018


Cultural Factors: Attitudes toward environmental issues

Hazards: Natural hazards

Disaster Phases: Prevention

Types of Actors Concerned: Non-active citizens

Events that provoke positive affect are perceived as more beneficial and safe, while events that are followed by negative affect are perceived as more risky

30.09.2018


Perceptions of human control over nature/events can be categorised within one of two belief system types: instrumental and ideational

30.09.2018


People perceive human interference with nature as negative, regardless of its purpose

30.09.2018


Natural and man-made hazards are perceived differently and elicit different types of emotions

30.09.2018


Man-made hazards provoke higher levels of concern compared to natural hazards

30.09.2018


The comparison between natural and man-made disasters according to three important factors influencing risk perception

30.09.2018


Differences between natural and technological disasters in terms of suddenness, power, destructiveness, predictability and low point of the event

30.09.2018


People tolerate natural disasters better than man-made ones and media has an important influence on this

30.09.2018


The media's influence on individuals who are directly involved in disaster events

30.09.2018


Natural disasters are followed by an increase in willingness to help other people

30.09.2018


Cultural Factors: Norms/values, Attitudes toward environmental issues

Hazards: Natural hazards

Disaster Phases: Response, Recovery

Types of Actors Concerned: Non-active citizens

Natural disasters encourage solidarity while technological disasters create a rigid community

30.09.2018


Floods are perceived to have predominantly financial consequences while landslides are viewed as life threating events

30.09.2018


Cultural Factors: Attitudes toward environmental issues

Hazards: Natural hazards

Disaster Phases: Prevention, Preparedness, Response

Types of Actors Concerned: Non-active citizens

Links between age and gender and the vulnerability hypothesis

30.09.2018


Cultural Factors: Age-related roles, Gender roles

Hazards: Natural hazards

Disaster Phases: Prevention, Preparedness, Response

Types of Actors Concerned: Non-active citizens

Education engages people and raises awareness of mitigation actions suggested by governments and experts

30.09.2018


Cultural Factors: Socio-economic status, Attitudes toward environmental issues

Hazards: Natural hazards

Disaster Phases: Prevention

Types of Actors Concerned: Non-active citizens

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