Immediate behavioural responses to earthquakes in Christchurch, New Zealand, and Hitachi, Japan.

@article{Lindell2016ImmediateBR,
  title={Immediate behavioural responses to earthquakes in Christchurch, New Zealand, and Hitachi, Japan.},
  author={Michael K Lindell and Carla S. Prater and Hao Wu and Shih-Kai Huang and David M. Johnston and Julia S Becker and Hideyuki Shiroshita},
  journal={Disasters},
  year={2016},
  volume={40 1},
  pages={
          85-111
        }
}
This study examines people's immediate responses to earthquakes in Christchurch, New Zealand, and Hitachi, Japan. Data collected from 257 respondents in Christchurch and 332 respondents in Hitachi revealed notable similarities between the two cities in people's emotional reactions, risk perceptions, and immediate protective actions during the events. Respondents' physical, household, and social contexts were quite similar, but Hitachi residents reported somewhat higher levels of emotional… CONTINUE READING

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