How to spot harmful information in crises?

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12 Apr 2024
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In times of emergency, finding reliable information online can be challenging. This tipsheet offers practical advice to help you identify trustworthy information and avoid misinformation.

By asking the right questions and using the tools provided, you can make informed decisions even during a crisis.

Find answers to questions like:

How can I tell if information online is reliable?

What should I do before sharing information on closed messaging channels like WhatsApp or Telegram?

How do I check the authenticity of images and videos?

How do I prepare for internet shutdowns?

How can I find help in different languages on- and offline?