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Communications in the prevention of natural and man-made disasters: the role of the national and international Red Cross and Red Crescent organizations

  • Jacques Meurant

Abstract

Communication, whether in the sense of the relationship between individuals, groups or communities or of the distribution of information and knowledge, plays a particularly important role in the transmission of the message of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent movement*, which is to protect human life and dignity, and in the humanitarian mission that it performs in both peacetime and wartime through its various components.

Keywords

Primary Health Care Armed Conflict National Society Nuclear Accident Voluntary Service 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jacques Meurant
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  1. 1.International Red Cross JournalInternational Red Cross CommitteeGenevaSwitzerland

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