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Democratizing Risk Communication

On this website, you will find resources that can guide agencies, community residents, and others in interpreting and communicating risk information regarding extreme weather events such as storm surge, mudslides, floods, and others. It includes a step-by-step toolkit, accompanied by a workshop design guide that can assist you in creating learning workshops wherein participants learn risk communication. 
 
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THE RELATIONAL APPROACH

Simulating a conversation among peers

  • Democratizing risk communication: members of the public are not just recipients of knowledge but bearers/ risk communicators themselves. 

  • Narration: technical bulletins/advisories are translated into everyday language that anyone can pass on to others 

  • Teaching to the nth power: people teach others in the community to be risk communicators, as well.