A crisis, according to the American Heritage Dictionary is a crucial or decisive point or situation, a turning point, an ustable condition, as in political, social, or economic affairs, involving and impending abrupt or decisive change. An emergency is a serious situation or occurrence that happens unexpectedly and demands immediate action, this implies that some crisis are forseen.
As an American, many freedoms are taken for granted. Living in a democracy is very different from socialist, communist, and dictators. In a democracy, individual citizens input, hold rallies, protest, and cause social action.
Individual citizens vote on who will represent them and America has the least amount of intra-country terrorism. Terrorism is violence and intimidation for political gain.
Many other countries terrorize for political gain. The topics of crisis reporting are not or under reported situations, issues, and incidents that occur throughout the world.
Crisis reporting is a part of the independent and free press. Most crisis reporters are freelance, individual or corporate philanthropist that become knowledgeable about international issues and report as accurately as possible about the situations occurring.
The United States of America passed laws for freedom of speech and freedom of the press, most of the other countries do not have these freedoms. There are also many international organizations that monitor, provide assistance, and report as accurately as possible international issues.