A systematic review of the factors affecting the cyclone evacuation decision process in Bangladesh
In order to improve cyclone forecasting, existing forecasting systems need to be improved by adopting newer models that allow more precise long-term tracking. More quantitative studies have to be carried out to narrow existing knowledge gaps in evacuation policy making and future work has to incorporate a sufficient number of socio-cultural variables.
This systematic review evaluated the literature on evacuation decision-making in coastal Bangladesh, focusing on early warning, risk perception, and evacuation decision-making processes. Research revealed there is a lack of credibility in early warning messages and that the dissemination process is inefficient. The dissemination of voice messages in Bengali using the mobile phone network is suggested.