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Public Awareness and the Development of a Safety Culture: Key Elements in Disaster Risk Reduction

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Year: 2003
COI code: SEE04_DM11
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Authors Public Awareness and the Development of a Safety Culture: Key Elements in Disaster Risk Reduction

Ian Davis - Visiting Professor, Disaster Management Centre, (CDMC) Cranfield University, RMCS, Shrivenham, Swindon, SN6 8LA, UK
  Mahmood Hosseini - Associate Professor and Head of Lifelines Engineering Department, International Institute of Earthquake Engineering and Seismology (IIEES)
Yasamin O. Izadkhah - Ph.D. Candidate, Disaster Management Centre (CDMC), Royal Military College of Science, Cranfield University, Shrivenham,

Abstract:

Currently, the vital need has been identified for the further development of public awareness programmes as a key element in mitigation policies within disaster-prone countries. The promotion of these programmes is needed at all levels of society to heighten public awareness in order to reduce the death toll of disasters. This paper will discuss why these awareness programmes are important, how to develop, implement and link them with other risk-reduction initiatives and to consider appropriate target audiences. The paper will conclude with a series of recommendations for use by key decision makers in government.

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