Nina Blom Andersen - Roskilde University/Danish Emergency Management Agency
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
Sponsored Links
1 / 14

Roskilde University/ Danish Emergency Management Agency [email protected] PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 48 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

Nina Blom Andersen - Roskilde University/Danish Emergency Management Agency Nina Blom Andersen ph.d student. Roskilde University/ Danish Emergency Management Agency [email protected] Nina Blom Andersen - Roskilde University/Danish Emergency Management Agency Working title of research project:.

Download Presentation

Roskilde University/ Danish Emergency Management Agency [email protected]

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


Roskilde university danish emergency management agency ninablom ruc dk

Nina Blom Andersen - Roskilde University/Danish Emergency Management AgencyNina Blom Andersenph.d student

RoskildeUniversity/Danish Emergency Management [email protected]


Roskilde university danish emergency management agency ninablom ruc dk

Nina Blom Andersen - Roskilde University/Danish Emergency Management AgencyWorkingtitle of research project:

Emergency management during large accidents and serious events – construction of meaning in the communication between authorities, the public and the press


Roskilde university danish emergency management agency ninablom ruc dk

Nina Blom Andersen - Roskilde University/Danish Emergency Management AgencyTitel of today’s presentation :

How do the public understand, respond to and react towards communication given by the authorities during a crisis


Roskilde university danish emergency management agency ninablom ruc dk

2.02 pm

Alarm: Fire in a 40 foot container of fireworks

3.25 pm

The 40 foot container explodes unexpectedly

Another 40 foot container standing nearby explodes shortly after

1 fire fighter is killed

7 fire fighters are injured

5.45 pm

The storerooms explode

Nina Blom Andersen - Roskilde University/Danish Emergency Management AgencyCourse of events Kolding, 3 November 2004


Nina blom andersen roskilde university danish emergency management agency evacuation zone

Nina Blom Andersen - Roskilde University/Danish Emergency Management AgencyEvacuationzone:

Radius of 1 kilometer from the warehouse

750 houses

2000 residents


Nina blom andersen roskilde university danish emergency management agency example 1

Nina Blom Andersen - Roskilde University/Danish Emergency Management AgencyExample 1

I felt safe in my house. I had the feeling that nothing could harm us if we stayed indoors

A womans answer to my question, why the couple did not react on several warnings.


Nina blom andersen roskilde university danish emergency management agency example 2

Nina Blom Andersen - Roskilde University/Danish Emergency Management AgencyExample 2

When I saw that there was a fire, I immediately remembered the accident in Holland in 2000 where a fireworks factory exploded and several people were killed(...) I said to my wife ’we’re leaving now’

Man, leaving with his wife before the fire engines even entered the area.


Nina blom andersen roskilde university danish emergency management agency focus

Nina Blom Andersen - Roskilde University/Danish Emergency Management AgencyFocus:

How were residents evacuated and people from outside the area warned to stay away?

How did the residents experience the afternoon, Wednesday 3 November 2004 in Kolding?


Roskilde university danish emergency management agency ninablom ruc dk

Nina Blom Andersen - Roskilde University/Danish Emergency Management AgencyChannels chosen in Kolding:

Radio

Web sites – several homepages

Early warning system

Police officers walking from door to door

Loudspeakers on patrol cars


Nina blom andersen roskilde university danish emergency management agency difference between

Nina Blom Andersen - Roskilde University/Danish Emergency Management AgencyDifference between

Reaching people through a message

Inducing people to react on the message


Nina blom andersen roskilde university danish emergency management agency conclusions

Nina Blom Andersen - Roskilde University/Danish Emergency Management AgencyConclusions

People get information and search for information in many different ways additionally to the channels chosen by the authorities

When communicating during a crisis the authorities has to pay attention to peoples interpretation of the specific danger


  • Login