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How your social network could save you from a disaster

16 Jul 2018, Conversation Media Group, the

Individuals with more connections beyond their immediate families and close friends are more likely to evacuate from vulnerable areas in the days leading up to a hurricane. In contrast, having stronger, more immediate connections makes people less likely to evacuate leading up to a hurricane because they feel better prepared.




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