Is the risk a chance or a choice?
A survey for assessing public knowledge on disasters and civil emergencies
The General Directorate of Civil Emergencies, with the technical support of REC Albania, in the framework of the Program for Improvement of the Early Warning and Prevention National System for Albania (PRO NEWS), is working to develop a public awareness system to increase the skills of renewal of populations affected by floods, as well as the promotion of the Early Warning System in Albania.
In frame of the Component E of the PRO NEWS Programme “Promotion of the development of awareness raising campaigns and the adoption, among the population, of correct behavior in case of emergency”, REC Albania is conducting a survey, through questionnaires and interviews, with the main stakeholders in the country, in order to assess public awareness level and to develop the National Public Awareness Campaign.
The questionnaires are tailored according to the target audience. There are prepared already 4 different types of questionnaires – for the general public, for private businesses, for teachers and for students. Through the questionnaires it is intended to assess the public knowledge on Early Warning system and disasters risk; to understand how the people percept the risk in case of a disaster and to identify the main information sources regarding the warning system and the risk from disasters in Albania.
The questionnaire can be found clicking here