In the event of state threat, 80% of residents would be concerned the most about uncertainty

  • 2019-11-26
  • LETA/TBT Staff

RIGA - A survey carried out by the Defense Ministry has found that, in case of a state threat, 80 percent of Latvia's residents would be concerned the most about uncertainty, the ministry's press department told LETA.

80 percent of respondents said that that they would be most concerned about uncertainty - information vacuum, unpredictability and confusion. 20 percent of respondents said they would be most worried about not being able to help their loved ones and friends.

According to the survey, only 1 percent of respondents would be worried about the inability to save material assets in the event of a state threat.

The Defense Ministry conducted the survey in cooperation with the research agency Norstat this past September by interviewing 1,010 respondents all over Latvia.