Enhancing Risk Awareness

Being risk aware means that members of a society understand the potential impacts of risks and how to deal with them.

We consider that solutions that enhance citizens’ risk awareness span one or more of the following aspects:

  • Training and education: offering public disaster education in schools’ curriculum and building disaster-related capacities through training and drills
  • Factual knowledge: the knowledge and experience related to disasters such as first aid knowledge
  • Willingness to help and be part of the change


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