Background Papers and Supplementary Technical Information: Guidance on Developing Messages for Protective Actions to Take During Earthquake Shaking

Papers include Epidemiology of Deaths and Earthquake Injuries; Protective Action in Immediate Fuse Events:a Literature Review; Designing Risk Communication Programs to Promote Adaptive Human Behavior During Earthquakes and Tsunamis; On the Nature of Strong Ground Motions during Damaging Earthquakes; and Understanding and Mitigating Building Collapses. In addition, there is a summary of literature, survey results of public perceptions in three countries, and a summary of discussions with an international group of messaging professionals.


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