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Teaching Disaster communications: Lessons from 9/11

Disaster communications: Lessons from 9/11

Once over the bridge and into lower Manhattan, the medic and I found our way to an office building off Vesey and Church streets, where we joined several dozen doctors, nurses, paramedics, police, firefighters and others hoping to help. We set up a makeshift clinic, including securing four elevators to stay on the ground floor to serve as “treatment rooms.” Then we waited.

Thomas Terndrup and Nicholas Kman
The Conversation

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

Are Americans prepared for disaster?
STANDARDS:
RI.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RI.2 - Main Ideas, RI.5 - Text Structure

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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