Types of Actors Concerned
Entries for Entrepreneurs

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


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

Types of Actors Concerned: Entrepreneurs

Further research needed to determine country differences around safety check behaviour


Cultural Factors: Open-mindedness, Social networks

Hazards: Natural hazards

Disaster Phases: Response

Types of Actors Concerned: Entrepreneurs, Active citizens, NGOs

Current social forms and institutions are dominated by constant change, with no reference guidelines or long-term plans, which has resulted in risk becoming a prevalent phenomenon of our time


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


Social involvement makes local communities more proactive in developing risk management strategies


People with higher levels of education and higher incomes have a lower levels of trust in governments and higher levels of trust in scientific institutions


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