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

30.09.2018


Individuals' definitions of ”risk”

30.09.2018


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

30.09.2018


Human perception assesses risk differently to other threat measures in place

30.09.2018


Culturally constructed disaster related notions

30.09.2018


Contemporary societies, promoters of individual freedom

30.09.2018


Blame: an important aspect in media's coverage of risk

30.09.2018


Topics that generate irresponsible media alarmism

30.09.2018


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

30.09.2018


Long-term disaster effects in the perception of threats

30.09.2018


The involvement of local emergency services is crucial for the development of international emergency-response digital tools

30.09.2018


Cultural Factors: Communication

Hazards: Natural hazards

Disaster Phases: Response

Types of Actors Concerned: Active citizens, Healthcare and emergency services, 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

Further research needed to determine country differences around safety check behaviour

30.09.2018


Cultural Factors: Open-mindedness, Social networks

Hazards: Natural hazards

Disaster Phases: Response

Types of Actors Concerned: Entrepreneurs, Active citizens, NGOs

Differences in risk culture and preparedness level determines differences in user approach to LastQuake's safety check feature

30.09.2018


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

LastQuake app made improvements based on feedback and best practices

30.09.2018


Cultural Factors: Local knowledge, Density of active citizenship

Hazards: Natural hazards

Disaster Phases: Response

Types of Actors Concerned: Active citizens, NGOs

Safety check features of LastQuake app help increase the general level of preparedness and contribute to the reduction of earthquake risk

30.09.2018


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

Hazards: Natural hazards

Disaster Phases: Response, Recovery

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

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