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 on Disaster
- The Psychological Cost of Disasters
- Disaster Action: Leaflet for Survivors
- Disaster Action Guide: Reflections on Personal Experience of Disaster
- Disaster Action Guide: Personal Reflections and Guidelines for Interviewers
- After the Storm: Louisiana Awaits Help As Media Moves On
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- September 11, 2017
Hurricane Irma, the most intense Atlantic hurricane observed in over a decade, tore through the Florida Keys and continued its march north on Monday. Please consult our tips and resources on covering disaster and recovery, interviewing victims and survivors, and working with reporters exposed to traumatic events.
- April 7, 2017 by Chong-ae Lee
It's been three years since the Sewol ferry sunk off the coast of South Korea, leaving nearly 300 dead. As Koreans continue to struggle to comprehend this tragedy, Korean journalists are reckoning with the consequences of their own failings. Chong-ae Lee reports on lessons learned and a new tool available for journalists bearing witness to trauma.
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