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Communication challenges in transboundary crisis situations

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Title: Communication challenges in transboundary crisis situations
Other Titles: An exploration of Chernobyl and Indian Ocean Tsunami events
Authors: Svensson, Philip
Issue Date: 22-Nov-2012
Degree: Master theses
Series/Report no.: 2012
Keywords: crisis
crisis communication
crisis management
multicultural crisis
transboundary crisis
Abstract: In recent years, the world has seen a series of catastrophes such as the Chernobyl disaster in 1986, the September 11 attacks in 2001, the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, the earthquake disaster in Haiti in 2010, and most recently the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami. Common to all of these events is that they present numerous challenges for crisis management actors in terms of coordinating and communicating across geographical, cultural and political borders. In particular, the increasingly trans... more
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