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Wednesday, April 13, 2016
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Many organizations provide support to journalists and media workers around the world through programs similar to CJFE’s Journalists in Distress Fund. There are also many online manuals, guides and tips for journalism safety and security.

Emergency Assistance Programs

Please note that these opportunities may have different eligibility criteria.

Committee to Protect Journalists
Doha Centre for Media Freedom
Digital Defenders Partnership
Free Press Unlimited
Freedom House
Front Line Defenders
Human Rights Watch
International Cities of Refuge Network
International Committee of the Red Cross Hotline
International Federation of Journalists
International Media Support
International Women’s Media Foundation
Institute for War & Peace Reporting
Journalists Helping Journalists
The Kality Foundation
Lifeline Embattled CSO Assistance Fund
Media Legal Defence Initiative
PEN American Center
PEN International
Prisoners of Conscience
Reporters Without Borders
Rory Peck Trust
Scholar Rescue Fund
Urgent Action Fund for Women's Human Rights

Manuals, Guides and Tips

Journalists Security Guide (Committee to Protect Journalists)
96 Resources for Tip Sheets (Dart Center for Journalism & Trauma)
UN Plan of Action on the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity

Digital Security

Security In-A-Box
Basic Internet Security (Floss Manuals)
Online Survival Kit (Reporters Without Borders)
Digital Security Guide (Front Line Defenders)
Technology Security (Committee to Protect Journalists)
Digital and Mobile Security for Journalists and Bloggers – Arabic (International Center for Journalists)
Manual de Seguridad Digital y Móvil (International Center for Journalists)

Middle East and North Africa

Freelancing in Libya (Rory Peck Trust)
Syria Media Safety (13 Partner Organizations)

Exiled Journalists

East Africa Journalists in Exile (Rory Peck Trust)
Guidelines for Exiled Journalists (Reporters Without Borders)

Reporting from Crisis Areas

Disaster and Crisis Coverage (International Center for Journalists)
Reporting for Change: A Handbook for Local Journalists in Crisis Areas (Institute for War & Peace Reporting)
International Travel and Health – Updates and Reports (World Health Organization)

Legal Aids

Manual on European Defamation Law (Media Legal Defence Initiative)
Manual on Freedom of Expression Law (Media Legal Defence Initiative)
Manual on Freedom of Expression Litigation in East Africa (Media Legal Defence Initiative)

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