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  • Monday, Jacquelyn; Natural Hazards Research and Applications Information Center, University of Colorado Boulder.; Public Entity Risk Institute; New York University. Institute for Civil Infrastructure Systems (Natural Hazards Research and Applications Information Center, University of Colorado Boulder., 2003)
    The terrorist attack on September 11, 2001, resulted in a disaster that was unusual in U.S. experience in a number of ways: the densely developed and populated disaster site (in New York City); the type of buildings and ...
  • Farley, John E. (2007)
    Call-to-action statements in tornado warnings are content analyzed to determine to what extent their wording has been influenced by recent research calling into question official safety guidelines and traditional advice ...
  • Wei, Hung-Lung.; Lindell, Michael K.; Prater, Carla S. (2014-10)
    This study examines the effect of an unusual ‘‘certain death’’ warning message on Galveston, Harris, and Jefferson County, Texas, residents’ expectations of storm surge damage and evacuation decisions during Hurricane Ike. ...
  • Liu, Brooke.; Bean, Hamilton.; Boyd, Marcus.; Wood, Michelle.; Mileti, Dennis.; Sutton, Jeannette.; Madden, Stephanie. (United States. Department of Homeland Security, 2014-10)
    This project aims to give theoretically grounded and empirically tested guidance on the contents of warning messages primarily dispatched through Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEAs). WEAs can be sent to any WEA-enabled mobile ...
  • Reynolds, Barbara.; Seeger, Matthew. (Centers for Disease Control (U.S.), 2014)
    This manual introduces the reader to the principles and practical tools of crisis and emergency risk communication (CERC). Principles in this manual adapt (1) writings of classical rhetoricians; (2) a wealth of modern ...
  • Sutton, Jeannette.; Gibson, C. Ben.; Phillips, Nolan Edward.; Spiro, Emma S.; League, Cedar.; Johnson, Britta.; Fitzhugh, Sean M.; Butts, Carter T. (2015)
    For decades, public warning messages have been relayed via broadcast information channels, including radio and television; more recently, risk communication channels have expanded to include social media sites, where ...
  • GeoHazards International. (GeoHazards International, 2015-06)
    This document provides guidance on developing messages about protective action, which is what people should do during earthquake shaking to protect themselves from injury or death. It focuses on actions to take during an ...
  • Eburn, Michael (2012-02)
    This paper will review the legal obligation upon the emergency services to warn the community of impending natural disasters. The essential legal elements in ‘failure to warn’ cases will be identified and, with reference ...
  • Mileti, Dennis S.; Sorensen, John H. (United States. Army. Corps of Engineers, 2015-06-05)
    This document is a guideline for public emergency message communication. It is designed to help emergency managers prepare a plan in such a way that allows successful implementation during an emergency. It assists emergency ...
  • van der Linden, Sander L.; Leiserowitz, Anthony A.; Feinberg. Geoffrey D.; Maibach, Edward W. (2014)
    Previous research has identified public perceptions of the scientific consensus on climate change as an important gateway belief. Yet, little research to date has examined how to effectively communicate the scientific ...
  • Sattler, David N.; Marshall, Amanda Lauraine (2002-03)
    This paper examines the effectiveness of hurricane watch and warning graphics currently used by television stations during a hurricane threat and new, enhanced graphics developed by the first author. The participants were ...
  • Ripberger, Joseph T.; Silva, Carol L.; Jenkins-Smith, Hank C.; James, Mark (2014-08-25)
    Capsule: Consequence-based messages can have an important and desirable effect up to a point, they can increase the likelihood that recipients will take protective action. As the warned magnitude of the consequence becomes ...
  • Hayden, M. H.; Drobot, Sheldon; Radil, S.; Benight, C.; Gruntfest, Eve; Barnes, L. R. (2007)
    This research examines sources of information for flash floods in two large metropolitan areas, Denver, CO, and Austin, TX. Previous research has noted that information delivery systems for weather forecasts are geared ...
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  • Handley, Ros (2011-04)
    The introduction of Fire Danger Ratings in Australia following the devastating bushfires in Victoria on 7 February 2009 – known as Black Saturday, prompted Macedon Ranges Shire Council, in central Victoria, to consider the ...
  • O’Brien, Paul W.; Payne, James (Natural Hazards Research and Applications Information Center, University of Colorado Boulder., 1997)
    This final report details the investigation of flooding that occurred in the Central Valley of California in January of 1997. The report details the event itself and asks: What were the initial impacts, loss estimates, and ...
  • Mileti, Dennis S.; Bean, Hamilton (National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and the Response to Terrorism (START), 2010-11)
    This research, which builds upon previous studies by FEMA, presents findings drawn from 70 interviews conducted with public information officials across police, fire, and city/county emergency services agencies. It states ...
  • Queensland (Australia) Emergency Management, Office of the Inspector-General. (Queensland (Australia) Emergency Management, Office of the Inspector-General., 2015)
    Local governments have a responsibility to warn communities before, during and after disaster events. This report assesses the capability of local government in Queensland to issue contextualized, fit-for-purpose, consistent ...
  • Benavides, Abraham; Arlikatti, Sudha (2010)
    The Hispanic community is the fastest growing ethnic group in the U.S and is currently the largest minority group with tremendous buying power. This trend has seen a significant growth in the Spanish-language media in ...
  • Drost, Robert; Casteel, Mark; Libarkin, Julie; Thomas, Stephen; Meister, Matt (2016-10)
    Weather hazards in the United States inflict both personal and economic tolls on the public. Communicating warnings about weather hazards is an important duty of TV weathercasters. Televised weather warnings are typically ...

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