Household preparedness for tornado hazards: The 2011 disaster in DeKalb County, Alabama

Philip L. Chaney, Greg S. Weaver, Susan A. Youngblood & Kristin Pitts
This paper contributes to existing knowledge on factors that influence adoption of hazards adjustments for tornadoes. The Protective Action Decision Model provides the theoretical basis for the study, which was conducted after the 2011 disaster in DeKalb County, Alabama. Most of the 124 survey participants had received public safety information on how to prepare for a tornado, understood the definition of a tornado warning, had participated in a tornado drill, and had a plan for...
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