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03 Mar 2018 description

If you fail, keep trying again and again.

Doesn’t it seem like too often philanthropists and development practitioners are trapped by adages like this?

13 Sep 2017 description

Latin American countries are exposed to natural disasters that can lead to catastrophic situations; earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, landslides, torrential rains and floods are just a few examples of the type of hazards that caused unmeasurable damages to the region.

14 Mar 2016 description

The recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa infected more than 28,000 people and claimed more than 11,000 lives. As Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia grapple with the challenges of the post-Ebola period, there’s no shortage of analysis on the operational issues and systemic flaws that shaped both the epidemic and the response. But what can we learn about how local media performed in providing accurate, timely information to the public, to health care workers, and to those setting policy at the local and national level?

12 Nov 2015 description

This article was written by Amanda Watson and Dan Jorgensen and originally published at The Interpreter on 29 July, 2015. Republished with permission.

22 Sep 2015 description

This article was written by Anna R. Hurt and originally published by the Center for Disaster Philanthropy on 28 May, 2015. Republished with permission.

04 Nov 2014 description

This article was written by Nick Lavars and originally published on Gizmag 5 August, 2014. Republished with permission.

28 Jan 2014 description

Authored by leading journalists from the BBC, Storyful, ABC, Digital First Media and other verification experts, the Verification Handbook is a groundbreaking new resource for journalists and aid providers. It provides the tools, techniques and step-by-step guidelines for how to deal with user-generated content (UGC) during emergencies.

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