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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


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


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