As Bushfires Blaze Across Australia, Tips on Covering Disaster

Hundreds of fires swept across parts of New South Wales and South Australia on Saturday, as the severe heat wave and bush fire crisis continues. Two blazes around Sydney are burning at emergency level, prompting officials to declare "catastrophic" fire conditions -- the highest fire danger rating -- for only the second time in the city's history.

As the fires blaze on, we have assembled resources for journalists on covering disaster and recovery, interviewing victims and survivors, and working with colleagues exposed to traumatic events: