Improving communication with media in nuclear emergencies: general and practical suggestions

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Risk communication goes beyond a one-way transmission of information. It shall consider an interaction with citizens and even a participation in the preparation of emergency plans. In recent decades participatory approaches have indeed gained increasing recognition as a key characteristic of good governance. Involving the public in the decision-making process improves its quality and strengthens the credibility of its outcome.

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)19-21
JournalAnnalen van de Belgische Vereniging voor Stralingsbescherming / Annales de l'association Belge de radioprotection
Volume41
Issue number1
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Publication statusPublished - 4 Mar 2016
EventPublic Communication on Nuclear Emergencies- Seminar of the Belgian Society for Radiation Protection - Palace of the Academies/Throne Building – Espace Roi Baudouin, Brussels, Belgium
Duration: 4 Mar 20164 Mar 2016

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  • mass media, journalism, emergency management

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