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Previous experience with natural disasters is linked to a greater willingness to be better prepared and cooperate with local authorities

30.09.2018


The severity of risk consequences influences perceived risk of future disasters

30.09.2018


Cultural Factors: Individual/collective memory

Hazards: Natural hazards

Disaster Phases: Prevention, Preparedness, Response

Types of Actors Concerned: Non-active citizens

Disaster events lower levels of optimism but after a period of time, perceptions of risk decrease

30.09.2018


Cultural Factors: Individual/collective memory, Attitudes toward environmental issues

Hazards: Natural hazards

Disaster Phases: Prevention

Types of Actors Concerned: Non-active citizens

A high level of trust in authorities might result in people believing that preparedness for disaster is exclusively the former's responsibility

30.09.2018


Cultural Factors: Attitudes toward authorities

Hazards: Natural hazards

Disaster Phases: Prevention, Preparedness

Types of Actors Concerned: Non-active citizens

Emotions, such as fear, influence levels of risk perception

30.09.2018


Perceived human interference with nature increases levels of perceived risk

30.09.2018


Females, individuals who are less educated and/or who have a lower income have stronger perceptions of nuclear risk

30.09.2018


Trust in nuclear power is often linked to a lower level of perceived risk

30.09.2018


Optimism bias is less present in victims of nuclear accidents as well as those who are not at any risk of their consequences

30.09.2018


Perceptions of terrorism are characterized by the perception of intentionality

30.09.2018


Risk perception related to terrorism is different to that related to other man-made disasters

30.09.2018


Cultural Factors: Worldviews, Attitudes toward authorities

Hazards: Man-made intentional hazards

Disaster Phases: Prevention

Types of Actors Concerned: Non-active citizens

Independence and interdependence are culturally interrelated in risk event assessment

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


Risk perception amongst individuals with to hierarchical orientations

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


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