The Role of Government Public Relations in Central Sulawesi Province: A Study Case of Information Disclosure on the 2018 Donggala Earthquake, Tsunami and Liquefaction

Mangun, F K (2020) The Role of Government Public Relations in Central Sulawesi Province: A Study Case of Information Disclosure on the 2018 Donggala Earthquake, Tsunami and Liquefaction. In: ICSSED 2020, 4-5 August 2020, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

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Abstract

This study describes the role of government public relations following the 2018 Donggala earthquake and liquefactionin Central Sulawesi Province. The researcher finds out about the role of public relations in Central Sulawesithrough Protocol and Public Relations Bureeau in effective disaster communication to the public. Article 28F of the 1945 State Constitution of the Republic of Indonesia states that every person shall have the right to communicate and to obtain information. Thus, it is mandated by the law for the government to conduct public information disclosure,especiallyin critical condition. Data collected was through interviews and observations with informants.The findings of this study explain that the role of government PR in Central Sulawesi have been conducted in forms ofpress release through the Facebook account page as well as information through relevant WhatsApp groups.Generally, the role of government public relations in Central Sulawesi is relatively reactiveand relies on communication facilitators.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: disaster communication; government public relations; public information disclosure
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Depositing User: EAI Editor IV
Date Deposited: 20 Jul 2021 09:55
Last Modified: 20 Jul 2021 09:55
URI: https://eprints.eudl.eu/id/eprint/4938

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