PrepTalks: Dr. Dennis Mileti "Modernizing Public Warning Messaging"

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Symposium date: January 29, 2018

Dr. Dennis Mileti’s PrepTalk showcases the latest research on public alerts and warnings, provides practical guidance on how to write alert messages, and showcases the importance of using multiple delivery methods to promote public action more effectively. He provides practical guidance on messaging strategies and tactics that can save lives by reducing the time between warning message and public action. 

Dr. Dennis Mileti is a Professor Emeritus at the University of Colorado Boulder. He has authored more than 100 publications on the societal aspects of hazards and disasters, including co-authoring “A Guide to Public Alerts and Warnings for Dam and Levee Emergencies.” Although focused on dams and levees, the recommendations and templates in this document apply to all hazard types.

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