The Role of Citizens in Epidemic Preparedness and Response

John Haukeland

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Risk communication forms the basis of effective management of emergencies during epidemics or pandemics. It is an inherent and exceedingly important component of
successfully combating uncertainties and fears during times of crisis. This paper will first explain the basics of risk communication and, second, identify and suggest potential methods and techniques that can be adopted in order to improve risk communication especially during times of pandemics and epidemics.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Role of Citizens in Times of an Epidemic or Pandemic
EditorsJohn Haukeland
Place of PublicationRome
PublisherZadig S.r.l.
Publication dateOct 2017
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2017
Externally publishedYes
SeriesAsset Paper Series: Epidemics and Pandemics: The Response of Society

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