Moore, Okla. and the surrounding area are still reeling after the impact of a 2 mile-wide tornado yesterday. As damage is assessed and the death and injury tolls remain uncertain, journalists are working to obtain and verify information for the public. Many of IRE’s members have been there before and have passed on their knowledge. To aid reporters on the story who are unfamiliar with covering natural disasters and newsrooms looking for help in their coverage of the disaster, IRE has compiled several of its resources and external links that can help guide reporting in the aftermath of such a tornado.
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