Cultural changes in risk tolerance and resilience
- Encourage the change culture of risk in an integral way:
- Educating children and the young ones.
- In an integrated way: at home, inside the community, at work, free time, ad campaigns, journalistic information.
- Understanding how risks could affect the citizens, assuming the implications of their own decisions.
- Transforming the memory of historical catastrophes in values for the most resilient communities.
- Training/educating the next generation of technicians that will take decisions about planning, education, management, risk culture and risk management.
- Broadening the scope of the first-responders towards the proactive management of risk: risk knowledge, encouraging community self-protection, prevention…
- Use all opportunities for cultural changes in risk awareness and policies.
- Communication in uncertain events (chained events, dynamic environments...) is crucial; it has to be prepared, trained and stakeholders should be involved.
- Focus on credibility and resilience.
- Empower communities and stakeholders. Recognize and partner with existing civil-society initiatives addressing critical issues.
- Reach population that has no trust in government authorities through non-governmental stakeholders.
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