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【Feature】Experiences in communication response: From crisis communication in the initial phase after an accident to risk comsmunication

B! If the area around you were to descend into panic right now, how would you respond? A recently published book tackles this question. It is the record of a specialist in radiation exposure who took on the anxiety and confusion of local residents directly after the nuclear disaster of 2011. “The crisis communication we engaged in directly after the accident was probably some of the first of its kind in the world following a nuclear disaster” (from the introduction). The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster that occurred following the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami on March 11, 2011. Residents of Fukushima prefecture were plunged into anxiety and confusion over contamination from […]