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Engage Society for Risk Awareness and Resilience

Deliverables

Communication, social media and societal resilience

Documents and analyses social media and electronic communication between disaster management agencies and citizens, and among citizens. Clarifies the relationship between these two forms of communication and actual societal resilience, considering cultural and gender diversity.

Expectations and needs to improve societal resilience

Gather the gaps, constraints, opportunities, expectations and needs identified from the first responders and authorities in order to improve societal resilience.

Local perceptions, risk awareness, needs and expectations about societal resilience

Summarises results of the survey of needs, perceptions, needs and expectations of individuals and communities for security and risk. Draws conclusions about the relationship between risk perception, risk awareness and actual societal resilience, considering gender variance.

Informal solutions to improve societal resilience

Gather all the informal solutions identified for first responders and authorities to improve societal resilience. Included in the ENGAGE Knowledge Platform.

Preliminary model for assessing and methods for improving societal resilience

Summarises results of (1) the case studies and (2) the survey, focus groups and interviews carried. Systematises transversal knowledge about the diversity of societal resilience across a variety of contexts and draws initial conclusions about contextual and target aspects of societal resilience.

Existing communication channels and guidelines

Describe all the communication channels and guidelines that first responders and authorities use to communicate with the society with the aim to improve societal resilience. Included in the ENGAGE Knowledge Platform.