Resources for Disaster

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Sichuan and Beyond

One year ago, a massive earthquake measuring 8.0 on the Richter scale killed tens of thousands and displaced millions in the Sichuan province of China. In the immediate aftermath, the Chinese government permitted journalists unprecedented access to the devastation. Stories of collapsed schools and miraculous survival brought the world closer to the rural villages of China, but the work took its toll on the storytellers.

Reporting on the Earthquake

For those covering the natural disaster in Italy, Dart Centre Europe has assembled tip sheets, advice and reflection from journalists on past catastrophes and other resources of relevance.

In the News Archive

Resources compiled for past breaking news stories by Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc. Topics include tanker crashes, earthquakes, severe winter storms, building collapses, wildfires and hurricanes.

Resources for Journalists

 A brief overview to assist journalists covering the first few days of a National Transportation Safety Board accident investigation.

Tsunami Relief/Reporter Grief

The word "indescribable" is one of those clichés often used by people too lazy to really describe what they're seeing. But for the first time in my professional career, I found a place where indescribable was actually the most accurate description.

 

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