Resources for Disaster

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Self-Care Amid Disaster

Coverage of any disaster, whether it is man-made or natural, can be a difficult venture for a newsroom. While it has been particularly devastating, Hurricane Katrina is similar to other disasters in that it caused death and destruction—and grief for many people.

The Tsunami: Covering Act II

The tsunami that wreaked utmost tragedy on parts of southern Asia has become one of the most overwhelming stories in the history of journalism. The scale of death and destruction has shocked even those who had covered man-made and natural disasters before Dec. 26.

Journalism and the Tsunami

The Dart Center has announced plans for a conference to explore lessons learned for journalists in the aftermath of the South Asian tsunami, and identify the next steps in covering the social, political and economic fallout of the disaster.