If there is one constant in the political history of Gaza over the 61 years since the Arab-Israeli war of 1948, it is that whenever it is thought that the situation can’t get any worse, it usually does. The Israeli-Hamas war that ended three months ago left many hundreds dead, thousands of others robbed of their livlihoods and the political divisions within Palestinian society just as deeply fissured as before.
Resources for PTSD & Mental Health, Self-Care & Peer Support
Caught between military occupation and separatist terrorism, a society that doesn't talk about mental health is desperate for psychiatrists, faith healers, medication — anything that could help heal "one of the most traumatized places on earth." A multimedia exclusive.
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Reporters may have felt they didn’t want to intrude, but far from a closed and hushed house between Sheona’s death and her funeral, it was literally an open house.
At an April 14 ceremony in New York City, Vin Ray, the British Broadcasting Corporation's Deputy Head of Newsgathering, accepted the Dart Center's Distinguished Media Leadership Award, given to the BBC in recognition of the network's pioneering efforts to provide trauma training and support to staff involved in war coverage.
London’s new Frontline Club for journalists involved in the reporting of war, trauma and disaster has now formally opened its doors with a powerful discussion organised and sponsored by the Dart Centre on the role of trauma in journalism.
For its unsentimental focus on Emmett Jackson's recovery from the arson death of his wife and child and his own extensive injuries. Originally published in the Austin American-Statesman in two parts on Sept. 4, 1994, and Sept. 5, 1994.