This chapter describes the relationship of risk communication to crisis communication. No organization wishes to endure a Bhopal crisis or any crisis, but there are residual benefits when an organization has survived crises and these are also addressed in the chapter. In the past twenty-five years, Union Carbide has received a great deal of criticism for its behavior as it relates to the tragedy. Its actions or inactions have been subject to scrutiny by crisis communication scholars. The crisis communication strategy got off to a terrible start when CEO Warren Anderson declared that he would fly to Bhopal. Risk communication is essentially a type of crisis communication that deals with risks, often health risks. Risk communication differs from crisis communication primarily in terms of the variables affecting quality and the need for image restoration. For example, emotional stability is an important factor in risk communication as is instructing information.