Alvin Adams

Quotes: Alvin Adams

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    Appreciate the power of rumor, often malicious, no matter how preposterous, within the local populations you are seeking to help.
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    Humanitarian missions are little different from any other public enterprise, diplomacy included, which is susceptible of misinterpretation by the public, hence ultimately of failure.
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    I am convinced that dealing intelligently with the press is of the greatest importance to the success and effectiveness of a humanitarian mission.
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    In my experience, problems most frequently arise from those who report for television, with little field experience in your area but an insatiable appetite for a sound bite.
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    My view is different. Public relations are a key component of any operation in this day of instant communications and rightly inquisitive citizens.
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    Unfortunately, the attitude of many towards the press, humanitarians included and especially government workers, is often one of suspicion, if not outright fear.
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