Reporting Guide

Produced by ICRC

Last updated 2017

Region Global


How to use social media to engage with people affected by crisis

A brief guide for those using social media in humanitarian organizations

At a time when a huge part of the media audience has moved online and on mobile, every journalist and media agency is running after the audience, trying to learn ways to engage more and retain them, while keeping all ethical standards of legacy media. For journalists reporting on disaster emergencies and disaster risk reduction, these resources offer insight into the different platforms and how well they can be applied in the DRR and humanitarian contexts.