Cultural change in risk tolerance and resilience


  • Use all opportunities for cultural changes in risk awareness and policies.
  • Empower communities and stakeholders. Recognize and partner with existing civil-society initiatives addressing critical issues.
  • Clearly disseminate that responders cannot protect everybody in case of major incident.
  • Involve communities and stakeholders in pre-planning scenarios, in safety preparing and verification, and in drills and exercises.
  • Change of paradigm. From ’We, authorities, will protect you’ To ‘You, citizen, should be actively involved’
  • Communication campaigns targeted to specific communities, with messages, exchanges and media carefully studied. Generate multi-language apps, with standardize symbology
  • Plan and prepare the involvement of volunteers and other civil society in the emergency
  • Educate kids and young ones.

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