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TitreCommunications in the aftermath of a major earthquake: bringing science to citizens to promote recovery
AuteurLamontagne, M; Flynn, B W
SourceSeismological Research Letters vol. 85, no. 2, 2014 p. 561-565, https://doi.org/10.1785/0220130118
Année2014
Séries alt.Secteur des sciences de la Terre, Contribution externe 20120272
Documentpublication en série
Lang.anglais
DOIhttps://doi.org/10.1785/0220130118
Mediapapier; en ligne; numérique
Formatspdf
Sujetssecousses séismiques; dégât causés par les tremblements de terre; risque de tremblement de terre; dangers pour la santé; risque sismique; géophysique
ProgrammeIncreasing Personal Preparation for GeoHazards, Géoscience pour la sécurité publique
Résumé(disponible en anglais seulement)
In the immediate and early aftermath of a geological disaster, one major goal of communications by geoscientists should be to provide information that will help those impacted make safe and healthy behavioral choices. This requires moving from answers geared exclusively to the domain of physical science and embracing the art and science of risk and crisis communication. The messages should provide a sense of safety, calming, self- and community efficacy, connectedness, and hope. This paper suggests ideas and strategies drawn from the literature of disaster communications and from our own personal experience. We also propose a model draft message to be delivered in the immediate aftermath of an earthquake disaster.
GEOSCAN ID291971