Risk Communication and Psychosocial Impacts
In your Week 6 folder, you have several articles in the folder marked Additional Readings. The crux of this body of reading has to do with the vital importance of Risk Communication when it comes to disaster communication. Please read at least three of these articles and highlight significant points in the Discussion Board below. In your post, please answer the following:
1. From your reading, what is an example of how psychological distress either WAS mitigated or COULD HAVE been better mitigated via the use of effective risk communication from public officials?
2. Name a success of risk communication, if you can locate one, and alternatively, name a failure of effective risk communication (and why it was deemed a failure).
3. What lessons about effective risk communication will you carry forward in your career in emergency management?
4. Please note any other lessons that you would want to make sure to share with current and future colleagues