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