05/08/13 291 W - + 4 - 2 City of Raleigh Disaster Preparedness Survey

The City of Raleigh is working with North Carolina State University on a diaster prepardness survey for Raleigh-area residents. Below is the communication that has been distributed to a number of residents. Readers are invited to participate, and assist the project members with collecting data.


Dear Raleigh Resident,

This email is regarding a community survey about disaster preparedness for Raleigh and surrounding areas. The link to the survey is included below. Clicking on the link will take you to a consent form, and after clicking on “Agree” on the consent form, you will then be able to view and respond to the survey.

This is part of a doctoral research project by a student at North Carolina State University and is made possible by funding from the Society for Community for Research and Action and by cooperation from the city of Raleigh.

As mentioned above, this is a questionnaire about how people prepare for natural disasters. Your response is crucial in forming an accurate picture of how Raleigh residents perceive hazard risks and gather information about disasters.

The survey takes about 10 minutes to complete. None of the information you provide will be shared except for on an aggregate/group level (you will not be asked to share your name or contact information). Final results will be shared in summary form with Emergency Management Officials for the City of Raleigh and the broader social science research community.

Survey in English:

Survey in En Español:

Thank you for taking the time to participate in this survey!

The principal investigator on this research project is Sarah E. DeYoung and you may contact her with any questions at sedeyoun "at" ncsu.edu

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