Thirty-six people have been killed since wildfires began in Northern California last Sunday night, making this natural disaster one of the deadliest in state history.
Resources for Disaster, Blog Posts
As hurricane season approaches in the American Southeast, the Shorenstein Center offers a useful starting point for journalists looking to report on the migratory effects that these natural disasters can have on communities in the Gulf Coast.
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.
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.
Following Superstorm Sandy, a new AP-NORC Center fellowship will focus on community resilience in times of crisis. Applications are now open!
In the largest loss of American firefighters since September 11, 2001, nineteen firefighters were killed while fighting a fast-moving wildfire in Yarnell, Arizona on Sunday.
At this year's APME NewsTrain, Robyn Tomlin of Project Thunderdome presented on creating a plan for digital coverage of major breaking news stories, as well as the best newsroom tools for executing top-notch coverage in real time.
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.
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.