Disaster Phases
Entries for All disaster phases

Select
The EU-funded Citi-Sense project on social and geographical mapping

30.09.2018


Loss of confidence in civil authorities after man-made disasters

30.09.2018


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

30.09.2018


Contemporary societies, promoters of individual freedom

30.09.2018


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

30.09.2018


Human responses to disasters remain unchanged due to our shared evolutionary heritage

30.09.2018


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

30.09.2018


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

30.09.2018


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

30.09.2018


Decisions for action are what differentiate hazards from risks

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

Capacities of local communities and their culture is important in defining their level of preparedness, response and recovery from a disaster

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

Popular explanations of threats and disasters are important to the cultures in question

30.09.2018


Cultural Factors: Local knowledge

Hazards: Natural hazards

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

Types of Actors Concerned: Non-active citizens

In some places, religious explanations for natural disasters are taken into account (Egypt), while in others scientific explanations are predominant (UK)

30.09.2018


This website uses "cookies".

Our website uses cookies. Some of them are necessary to ensure the functioning of the website and therefore cannot be refused if you wish to use the website. Other cookies we use for the purpose of analyzing site visits and more. If you wish, you can refuse to install these cookies on your device.

More info

Top