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Why We Can’t Compare Disasters: WTC, Murrah, Katrina & More  – SDP#37

Why We Can’t Compare Disasters: WTC, Murrah, Katrina & More – SDP#37

VIDEO-Dr. Perrodin explains how crisis communications have rapidly evolved since 1995 and will soon no longer be routinely identified as a problem in crisis response. At the time of the Murrah Building bombing in Oklahoma City in 1995, a mere 16 Million People (.4%) in The World Used the Internet. At the time of the attacks on the World Trade[Read More…]

by July 22, 2017 0 comments Video
Why We Can’t Compare Disasters: WTC, Murrah, Katrina & More  – SDP#37

Why We Can’t Compare Disasters: WTC, Murrah, Katrina & More – SDP#37

PODCAST-There are several reasons why each disaster should be studied as an individual unit. By isolating communications and geography specific to time, context and situation, Dr. Perrodin demonstrates the inherent problems with comparing disasters. He also notes the incredible impact of “lived experiences” and longitudinal demographic factors that contributed to the improbable rescue of 500,000 people in only 9 hours[Read More…]

by July 22, 2017 0 comments Partner
Sophie’s Choice, Moral Dilemmas & 9/11 Research Design Issues – SDP#36

Sophie’s Choice, Moral Dilemmas & 9/11 Research Design Issues – SDP#36

VIDEO-Did you know that the United States military went to DEFCON 3 following the attacks of 9/11/01? The DEFense readiness CONdition (DEFCON) system prescribes five graduated levels of readiness (or states of alert) for the U.S. Military.  The DEFCON level did not change after the Murrah Building bombing as it was deemed a localized event that was not going to[Read More…]

by July 17, 2017 0 comments Video
Sophie’s Choice, Moral Dilemmas & 9/11 Research Design Issues – SDP#36

Sophie’s Choice, Moral Dilemmas & 9/11 Research Design Issues – SDP#36

PODCAST-Moral dilemmas center ethical choices in rescue operations in which the grueling decision is between, at times, equally-deserving alternatives. Dr. Perrodin also critiques a safety response article comparing the actions of rescuers present at the Murrah Building and rescuers present at the World Trade Center – noting such comparisons hold great challenges to distilling information that can be generalized to[Read More…]

by July 16, 2017 0 comments Partner