AN ANALYSIS OF UNDERSTANDING OF INTERNET USERS FOR HEAVY RAINFALL DISASTER INFORMATION

@inproceedings{Ushiyama2008ANAO,
  title={AN ANALYSIS OF UNDERSTANDING OF INTERNET USERS FOR HEAVY RAINFALL DISASTER INFORMATION},
  author={Motoyuki Ushiyama and Arisa Yoshida and Wakana Kokubu and Tomoharu Hori},
  year={2008}
}
Understanding of Internet users for real-time precipitation or water level information was researched based on Internet questionary survey in February 2007. The percentage of recognition for “River Disaster Prevention Information”, administrated by River Bureau, was only 4.7%. It is hardly different from the result of similar survey in 2004. Even if real-time heavy rainfall disaster information Web pages were introduced to respondents, the answer with a clear use intention was about 10%. The… CONTINUE READING