Public Safety and Crisis Communication in an Emergency or Disaster
Rural Health Information Hub. (2023). Public Safety and Crisis Communication in an Emergency or Disaster.
This website contains information for rural health agencies planning for crisis communications in a disaster, including identifying disasters possible in a community, populations which may be at risk for adverse events, alert and notification procedures, and activation criteria. Recommendations include interpreting social media messages into languages spoken in the community, keeping digital accessibility in mind when messaging, using multimodal communication, and pretesting messages to ensure they are appropriate. The website also contains case studies.