Safety & Security

The risks faced by journalists in reporting conflict, crime and corruption are growing all the time. But there are things you can do to help ensure you stay as safe as possible.

Working independently, and often alone, freelancers are very vulnerable. Whether they are providing the pictures and stories that broadcasters, newspapers and agencies can rely on, or informing their own countries and communities, they risk injury, threats, kidnap or murder. This resource will help you manage and minimise these risks when preparing for your next assignment.

Click on the arrows on the left hand sidebar to choose your preferred language. This resource is available in English, Arabic, French, Spanish and Russian.

READ: A Call for Global Safety Principles and Practices

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