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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, ...
An Example of How Community Participation can be Successfully Incorporated into the Disaster Risk Assessment Process, Aotearoa-New Zealand
(Quake CoRE, 2018)
During disasters, exposed communities bear the brunt of impacts and are first to respond. People of these communities obtain local and/or indigenous understanding of locally-specific challenges and opportunities, which no ...