- Focus on prevention, self-protection and risk
awareness of population.
- Encourage self-protection measures.
- General population.
- Adressing all phases and levels of emergency
- Provide decision making tools
3. Negotiate/agree: on accepted risk and self protection measures
- with public and private stakeholders
- mandatory exercises financed by the owners of high risk activities
1. Change of paradigma:
a. From ’We, authorities, will protect you’ to ‘You, citizen, should be actively involved’. These affirmations mean:- be prepared to be self-sufficient inside the framework of the emergency.-be used to this sort of situations.
b. Educate kids and the young ones.
c. Explain clearly that responders cannot protect everybody in case of major incident. Self-protection and prevention are keys.
2. Build trust: Build trust involving communities and key stakeholders in risk management permanently.
3. Emergency messages:
a. Perform, manage and consider:
- Communication campaigns targeted to specific communities.
- Multi-language apps, with standardized symbology.
- Community’s lessons learnt by past disasters, collective memory, community’s values.
b. Manage and involve mass media. Perform training on means formass information.
c. Massive alerts to population.
a. involvement of volunteers and other civil society members in the emergency.
b. Identify key stakeholders and increase their understanding:- those with power to create opinion- those that take key decisions
|1. Emergency messages:|
Unify messages (of alert)directed towards public,between agencies, regionsand countries
1. Change of culture:
a.Encourage the change culture of risk:
-Educating children and the young ones.
-In an integrated way.
-Understanding how risks could affect the citizens, assuming the implications of their own decisions.
-Transforming the memory of historical catastrophes in values.
-Training/educating the next generation of technicians that will take.
-Broadening the scope of the first-responders towards the proactive management of risk.
b.Use all opportunities for cultural changes in risk awareness and policies.
a.Communication in uncertain events has to be prepared, trained and stakeholders should be
b.Focus on credibility and resilience.
a.Empower communities and stakeholders.
Recognize and partner with existing civil-society
initiatives addressing critical issues.
b.Reach those with no trust in government
authorities through non-governmental stakeholders.