1. POP-ALERT publications

D1.1 -  POP-ALERT Report on the human aspect of disaster response
Description: This report presents POP-ALERT's analysis on society’s understanding of large-scale disaster events and specifically their willingness to accept risk probabilities and engage in preparedness.
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D1.2 -  POP-ALERT Behavioural Analysis
Description: This report seeks to consider likely behavioural responses to diverse risks and emergencies, measuring expectations in both domestic and foreign situations.
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D1.4 - POP-ALERT Quantified Parameters of EU citizens' priority issues
Description: In this report, the Consortium sought to undertake evidence-based research on priority issues for the European citizens, both social and cultural.
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D1.5 - POP-ALERT Report on Social Triggers and Societal Understanding
Description: This document presents our findings with respect to understanding of the behavioural response, the importance of different social networks, the strength and weaknesses of the transfer of information between authorities and citizens and the priorities of EU citizens in the context of a crisis. It also provides an initial framework for reproducing the work achieved in tasks T1.1 to T1.5 in order to make research on community preparedness at the EU level reusable.
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D2.1 - POP-ALERT Summary report of lessons learnt and input from end users regarding effective public programmes
Description: This report analyses the different practices, at European but also at international level, in terms of population preparedness programmes and attempts to identify key trends and parameters that should be taken into account when developing preparedness initiatives at EU level.
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D2.2 - POP-ALERT Summation of best practices in a Case Portfolio
Description: The Case portfolio is composed of a number of case studies from fifteen countries and has concentrated upon specific areas that will help underpin the project’s focus as it moves forward. The cases are drawn from across the world but with a concentration in Europe. Their purpose was to improve knowledge on what variations existed and what commonality there might be as well as seeking information on alerting different communities to a variety of threats.
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D3.1 - POP-ALERT Training Needs Analysis Report with options for suitable delivery
This Training Needs Analysis outlines the approach and interconnected essential elements identified from the POP-ALERT project’s earlier research as necessary to construct a generic civil protection training programme that can be used to help prepare citizens for crisis and emergencies resulting from all hazards. The major elements include improving awareness of threats, understanding alerts and warnings and encouraging the sharing of information with and between responsible authorities and communities.
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D5.3 - POP-ALERT Report on the 1st Stakeholder Forum Workshop (26.11.2014 - Brussels)
Description: The POP-Alert Stakeholder Forum Workshop took place in Brussels, Belgium on the 26th of November 2014. The workshop had the aim to enable discussions between experts in the field of crisis management and allow their interaction with the Consortium partners. The goal was to exchange views on the two following topics: 1) Society’s Understanding of Large Scale Disaster Events, their Willingness to Accept Risk Probabilities and Engage in Preparedness; 2) The Transfer of Information from Authorities to Citizens.
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D5.4 - POP-ALERT Report on the 2nd Stakeholder Forum Workshop (15.04.2015 - Brussels)
On the 15th of April 2015, POP-ALERT organised its 2nd Stakeholder Forum Workshop gathering 44 experts with specific experience in communicating with citizens before, during and after a crisis. The 5 discussion topics were: Profiling to improve crisis communication and response, Use of new media by first responders and public authorities, Use of new media by citizens, The European dimension and the role of the EU, Alert sounds, basic messages and illustrations.
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D5.5 - POP-ALERT Report on the 1st Expert Group Meeting (25.11.2014 - Brussels)
Description: The project partners organised the 1st Expert Group meeting on the 25th of November 2014 with experts on population training, communication tools for population alerting, behavioural responses in times of crisis, etc. This report describes the different discussions that took place during the meeting and develops the recommendations given by the experts on the issues related to population preparedness and alerting.
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D5.6 - POP-ALERT Report on the 2nd Expert Group Meeting (15.04.2015 - Brussels)
The 2nd expert group meeting was divided in two parts dedicated to discussions on national Crisis Communication Plans, how to formulate a message, how to integrate crisis communication through new media and traditional media and how to make use of local knowledge and experience.
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2. Publications from the crisis/disaster management community

1. ECHO Factsheet: Disaster Risk Reduction
Organisation: DG ECHO (European Commission)
Summary: Facts, figures and good practices of DG ECHO's funding and activities in Disaster Risk Reduction.
Source: disaster_risk_reduction_en.pdf

2. Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015 - 2030
Organisation: WCDRR/UNISDR
Summary: The post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction was adopted at the Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, held from 14 to 18 March 2015 in Sendai, Miyagi, Japan.
Source: http://www.wcdrr.org/uploads/Sendai_Framework_for_Disaster_Risk_Reduction_2015-2030.pdf