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Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 15, 1449–1456, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-15-1449-2015
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 15, 1449–1456, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-15-1449-2015

Brief communication 30 Jun 2015

Brief communication | 30 Jun 2015

Brief Communication: The dark side of risk and crisis communication: legal conflicts and responsibility allocation

A. Scolobig

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This work discusses the legal consequences of risk and crisis communication. It focuses on three critical issues: the development of effective communication protocols; the role, tasks and responsibilities of science advisors; and the collateral effects of practitioners’ defensive behaviours. The conclusion presents some ideas for future research on the legal aspects of risk communication.
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