Risk communication refers to the real-time exchange of information, advice and opinions between experts, officials and people who face a threat to their wellbeing, to enable informed decision-making and to adopt protective behaviors. The course will introduce learners to risk communication and why it is important; key elements of risk communication; risk communication capacities, such as policy, strategies and evaluation and ways they can be used to test preparedness in communicating risks. Whether you work for the government, the United Nations, an international organization or an NGO, or you are a volunteer, we hope that this course will help you refresh what you already know and help you transform good principles of risk communication into action. This course will introduce you the learner to the concepts, and principles of Risk Communication.
- Editing Teacher: Julie Muraya