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Powerful Earthquake Kills Hundreds in Italy: Reporting Resources

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake shook Central Italy early Wednesday killing at least 241 people and injuring more than 100. Please consult our tips and resources on covering disaster, interviewing victims and survivors, and working with reporters exposed to traumatic events.

In Aftermath of Cyclone Pam, Resources for Journalists

A cyclone ravaged the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu early on Saturday, killing at least 24 people and displacing upwards of 3,000, according to the United Nations. In the aftermath, we share resources for reporters on covering disaster, interviewing victims and survivors, and working with reporters exposed to traumatic events.

Farewell, Fred Voodoo: A Conversation on Haiti

In her new book, "Farewell, Fred Voodoo,” Amy Wilentz “wanted to explain the perception that the average Haitian is sitting around, after the earthquake, being once again ‘resilient.’ A conversation hosted by the Dart Center and The Earth Institute.
 

Record Heat and Bushfires Strand Thousands in Australia

Dangerous bushfires raged across Australia as stunning images of the events were captured by survivors—and an astronaut. See the Dart Center's tips on ethical reporting of bushfire survivors, treatment of affected communities and self-care when reporting on such disasters.

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