Along with emergency professionals, journalists are often "first responders" when a disaster devastates a community. Such disasters take a grave toll on the physical, emotional and mental health of those in directly impacted communities. They also challenge news professionals - both in the midst of a breaking crisis, and in its aftermath.

These resources offer journalists tips on how to cover different types of disasters - from wildfires to pandemics. They provide advice on how to interview survivors, practice self-care, and cover resilience and perseverance alongside suffering.


Resources on Disaster

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