Civil Emergencies and the Media: A Central Government Perspective

  • Michael Granatt


This chapter addresses some of the issues and consequences which flow from the extraordinary attention which a disaster attracts. Successful handling of the aftermath of a disaster depends gready on how well all the various communities of interest are kept informed and involved.


News Coverage Press Conference Official Source Rendezvous Point Relief Worker 
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  1. Home Office (1997) Dealing with Disaster 3rd edition Liverpool: BrodieGoogle Scholar
  2. Shearer, A. (1991) Survivors and the Media London: John LibbeyGoogle Scholar
  3. Sunday Times (1993) London: 28 FebruaryGoogle Scholar

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  • Michael Granatt

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