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Crisis Preparedness Includes Communications Preparedness: Lessons From the Arkema Experience

First of a series on crisis communications surrounding Hurricanes Harvey and Irma   As everyone now knows, Hurricane Harvey dealt record-setting blows, with devastating winds and floods, to coastal Texas,… Read More

Another Fukushima Tsunami – Minus the Crisis

Two weeks ago another earthquake and tsunami hit Fukushima, Japan. This was the area that experienced the country’s largest quake and tsunami in recorded history in 2011, resulting in catastrophic… Read More

Zika Virus Challenges Rio 2016

Hosting the Olympics spotlights more than athletic competition. It also casts light on a range of social and political issues—bringing thorny communications challenges. Already a number of athletes have pulled… Read More

Lessons from Fukushima

In my interview with Naomi Hirose, president of TEPCO (Tokyo Electric Power Co.), he shares lessons learned from the earthquake and tsunami that devastated Fukushima and caused the meltdown of… Read More