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International Disaster Communications:

Harnessing the Power of Communications to Avert Disasters and Save Lives

Fred H. Cate, Annenberg Senior Fellow
Editor

Contents


Foreword, Pekka Tarjanne
Preface, Fred H. Cate
The Media and Disaster Reduction: Roundtable on the Media, Scientific Information and Disasters at the United Nations World Conference on Natural Disaster Reduction, Fred H. Cate
The Media and Disaster Reduction: Continued
Communication When It's Needed Most
An Introduction with Four Proposals, David Webster
Needed: The Right Information at the Right Time, Robert D. Vessey and Jose A. Aponte
Needed: The Right Information at the Right Time: Continued
The Media and Disasters: Building a Better Understanding, Brian Wenham
The Role of the Media in Hazard Mitigation and Disaster Management, Stephen Rattien
The Tampere Declaration on Disaster Communications
The Text of The Tampere Declaration on Disaster Communications
Media, Disaster Relief and Images of the Developing World: Strategies for Rapid, Accurate, and Effective Coverage of Complex Stories from Around the Globe, Fred H. Cate



Contibutors
Endnotes

Copyright 1994 by The Annenberg Washington Program in Communications Policy Studies of Northwestern University. Permission is granted for the not-for-profit reproduction and distribution of this report or portions thereof, provided that (1) proper copyright notice is affixed to each copy; and (2) no alterations are made to the content of any file.

Permission is granted for the not-for-profit reproduction or distribution of multiple copies of this report or portions thereof, provided that (1) proper copyright notice is affixed to each copy; and (2) no alterations are made to the content of any file. The Annenberg Washignton Program would appreciate notice of such use.

Recommended Citation: Fred H. Cate, ed., International Disaster Communications: Harnessing the Power of Communications to Avert Disasters and Save Lives (Washington, D.C.: The Annenberg Washington Program in Communications Policy Studies of Northwestern University, 1994).

The opinions expressed herein are those of the authors. They do not necessarily reflect the views of The Annenberg Washington Program in Communications Policy Studies of Northwestern University.

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