The Effectiveness of Disaster Risk Communication: A Systematic Review of Intervention Studies

Added March 4, 2015

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A review of communication interventions relevant to disasters, including infection outbreaks. Interventions associated with increased knowledge of preventive measures include individual and group face-to-face information sessions, telephone calls, delivery of written information, mass media campaigns, mass SMS text messages and games for children. There was mixed evidence of change in planned risk behaviours relating to infection.