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Text messages, the most efficient and resilient mode of communication after a disaster

30.09.2018


Cultural Factors: Social networks, Customs/traditions/rituals, Norms/values

Types of Actors Concerned: Entrepreneurs

User behaviour with regards to safety check notifications on the LastQuake App

30.09.2018


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

30.09.2018


Prior negative experiences influence perceptions of future risks depending on the severity of personal consequences of the former

30.09.2018


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

30.09.2018


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


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

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


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

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


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

30.09.2018


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

30.09.2018


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

30.09.2018


A community's local knowledge has value in dealing with disasters

30.09.2018


Cultural Factors: Local knowledge, Norms/values

Hazards: Natural hazards

Disaster Phases: Prevention, Preparedness, Response, Recovery, All disaster phases

Types of Actors Concerned: Non-active citizens

Experts should consider local knowledge a legitimate type of learning, and incorporate it into strategies and policies

30.09.2018


Alternative knowledge strategies and local risk cultures are important in policy and decision-making processes, both for experts and non-experts

30.09.2018


Cultural Factors: Norms/values, Local knowledge

Hazards: Natural hazards

Disaster Phases: Prevention, Preparedness, Response, Recovery, All disaster phases

Types of Actors Concerned: Non-active citizens

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