Lessons From Research: Findings On Mass Communication System Behavior In The Pre, Trans, And Postimpact Periods Of Disasters
Quarantelli, E. L.
Disaster Research Center
We want to start off with a very simple observation. Practically everyone is willing to express views and opinions about what will or will not happen in disasters. In fact, people do not hesitate in social surveys in stating what they think goes on with respect to behavior associated with disasters (see Wenger, James and Faupel, 1985). There are few claims of not knowing.
Disaster , Behavior , Mass Communication System