Empirical Study on Emergency Broadcasting: Based on the US, UK and Japan’s Experience

Caixia Zhang


Construction and use of national emergency broadcast system, related to the safety of lives and property. Broadcasting system has the simple construction, easy to set up, transmission distance, wide transmission range, transmission speed, etc., in the notice of emergency incidents, emergency command, emergency evacuation and emergency shelter play a pivotal role. In the recent years, earthquakes, tsunamis and other natural disasters occur frequently, causing great loss of life and property, the establishment of the emergency broadcast system, more and more government attention. We introduce the emergency broadcast system in Japan, the United States, Britain and other countries, analyze the problems our country to carry out emergency broadcast services need to pay attention, and make recommendations.


emergency broadcasting, information dissemination, emergency controls, tiered response.