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Empowering the public with earthquake science

Risk communication in the aftermath of an earthquake can provide actionable information to help vulnerable societies prevent further damage. It is most effective when scientists convey what they know about earthquakes and earthquake risk, instead of focusing on the unknowns.

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Jones, L.M. Empowering the public with earthquake science. Nat Rev Earth Environ 1, 2–3 (2020).

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