The Effectiveness of Disaster Risk Communication: A Systematic Review of Intervention Studies
A review of communication interventions relevant to disasters, including infection outbreaks. Interventions associated with increased knowledge of preventive measures include individual and group face-to-face information sessions, telephone calls, delivery of written information, mass media campaigns, mass SMS text messages and games for children. There was mixed evidence of change in planned risk behaviours relating to infection.
Adults, All, Both sexes, BURNS, Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM), Child health, Children, Displaced population, Emergency Telecommunications, Gastrointestinal infections, Health, HIV and sexually transmitted infections, Infections and infectious diseases (all), Injuries (all), Malaria and protozoal infections, Orthopedic injuries, Other injuries, Persons with disabilities, Poisonings, Pregnant women, Protection, Respiratory infections, Skin infections, Vaccine-preventable infections, Viral fevers, Zoonotic and other parasitic infections