Dr Anne Eyre is a sociologist specialising in psychosocial aspects of crises, major incidents and disaster management. She works independently and her work focusses on putting the needs of people affected by traumatic events at the heart of disaster planning, protocols and response, including media coverage. Anne is a survivor of the Hillsborough Disaster, 1989 and is Liaison Officer for Disaster Action.
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- January 4, 2023 by Anne Eyre
First of all, I wanted to send my thoughts, prayers and condolences to all those affected by the tragic events in Itaewon. Please know that there are people like me around the world thinking of you and with you now in your time of deep sorrow.
Founded twenty-five years ago this month, Disaster Action has helped to reshape how the British political and legal systems respond to the needs of victims and survivors of public tragedies. In this edited interview, Pam Dix and Anne Eyre discuss their experiences with such disasters as Hillsborough, Lockerbie and the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, and its relevance for journalists covering the still unfolding aftermath of such events.
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