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Documenting natural hazard risk communication needs, challenges and innovations through participatory engagement
(Quake CoRE, 2016)
Engineers often receive limited or no formal training in risk communication and may not have time to be up to date with current communication research. Additionally, communication training of practitioners is often ...
Alternative Data Sources for Impact-Based Forecasts and Warnings and Impact Modelling Risk Communication
Introduction Impact modelling and early warning systems play a key role in community resilience. Identifying the specific impacts of a hazard allows communities to adjust their behaviours and better prepare. Availability ...
Usability of Disaster Apps: Insight from the App Markets
Background The general public has access to a plethora of ‘disaster apps’ through App Markets like iTunes and Google Play. However, limited research has studied these ‘disaster apps’ and how the public perceives their ...
Disaster Apps: Usability Factors Affecting Continued Intention to Use
Smartphone applications (apps) have the potential to improve disaster resilience by providing an avenue to communicate relevant and time-critical information to the public. Multiple disaster apps already exist; however, ...
Citizen Science and Hazard Research
Citizen science can be defined as the inclusion of community members (geographical or interest groups) in scientific projects. There are multiple ways of setting up a project, depending on the purpose. Some projects aim ...