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Effects of Risk Characteristic and Risk Perception on Risk Severity of Natural Disaster

자연재해에 대한 위험특성과 위험인식이 위험심각성에 미치는 효과

  • Received : 2013.02.06
  • Accepted : 2013.03.05
  • Published : 2013.04.28

Abstract

This study was to examine the effects of risk characteristic and risk perception on risk severity of natural disaster. The findings showed that the risk severity of natural disaster were classified into geographical disaster, storm and flood damage, drought damage. Typhoon among storm and flood damage showed high scores on risk severity of natural disaster. Moreover participants showed high scores on unfamiliar, undiscoverable, and unknown by scientific knowledge among risk characteristic of natural disaster. Second, risk characteristic was significantly correlated to risk perception. Third, risk characteristic influenced positively on risk severity of natural disaster. Especially, risk characteristic had great effect on storm and flood damage among natural disaster. Fourth, risk perception influenced positively on risk severity of natural disaster. Especially, risk perception had great effect on storm and flood damage among natural disaster.

Keywords

Natural Disaster;Risk Characteristic;Risk Perception;Risk Severity

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