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A reminder about sources and some basic facts
Please remember to evaluate everything you read online- especially news shared on social media outlets. The News Literacy Project has a simple list of things to keep in mind when accessing news during crisis situations, available HERE. You should verify content in multiple sources through the use of lateral reading. Learn more about this evaluation process HERE.
Ongoing Reporting from News Outlets
Digital Newspapers with access via SSA Library
New York Times
Access the New York Times using your SSA email address. Sign up for an account by clicking on the image.
Pittsburgh's newspaper, reporting on local, regional, and national news. Use the Database Passwords page to locate the username and password.
The Wall Street Journal
Full digital access to the Wall Street Journal, using the username and password available on the Database Passwords page.
Need access to a database or digital newspaper?
Please click HERE to access the usernames and passwords.
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Organizations Helping in Ukraine
Help UNICEF deliver aid to hundreds of thousands of children in eastern Ukraine impacted by violence — and to hundreds of thousands more as UNICEF races to meet increasingly urgent needs across the country (From UNICEF website).
International Committee of the Red Cross
Working closely with the Ukrainian Red Cross Society, we are increasing our response to the humanitarian needs in Ukraine. Our support to people includes emergency assistance such as food, water, and other essential items. We also support hospitals and primary healthcare facilities with medical equipment and emergency preparedness (from ICRC.org, see link for more details).
Doctors Without Borders
Helping people in Ukraine receive medical care during the crisis. Their website includes detailed lists of their projects.
Voices of Children
Ukrainian organization which provides psychological and psychosocial therapy to children affected by the war. Currently assisting with the evacuation process.
World Central Kitchen
An organization founded by José Andrés, a famous chef, World Central Kitchen provides food for people facing crisis situations around the world. They are currently serving in Ukraine and border countries.
Ukrainian Education Platform
We are a charity which has been helping Ukrainian internally displaced persons since 2014 who were fleeing from Russian - backed terrorists in the Donbas region of Eastern Ukraine. (Description from website)
International Orthodox Chrisitian Charities
IOCC has teams in the region, where we are coordinating with local and international agencies plus Church partners to reach those most in need right now. (Description from Website)