The Impact of Intergovernmental Distance on Disaster Communications
August 1989 (VOL. 7, NO. 2)
Previous research into disaster communications, while fairly extensive, has been limited primarily to sociological analysis and organizational theory. This body of research, however, has not explored disaster communications in a federal, international or other multi-level governmental response system. This paper expands upon existing research to present a new theory of intergovernmental disaster communications.