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Type: Risk assessment
Type: Body armour and helmet
Resource: Short term loan
Notes: When thinking about body armour and helmets remember they are not a solution and will not give you full protection. If you’re choosing work where this is needed make sure you have a safety plan in place as well as getting onto HEFAT courses and also thinking about exposure to any risk where armour is needed.
Type: First Aid
Notes: Please go through the application process. Remember there are online first aid courses that you can now do depending on budget and location.
Provider: Troll Busters
Type: Helping deal with online trolls
Type: Safety tool kit
Resource: List of providers and a discount
Self care/Safe Spaces/Support…
Provider: Black Journalists Therapy Fund
Type: Therapy fund
Resource: Black only therapy fund
The Black Journalists Therapy Relief Fund (BJTRF) provides assistance for Black journalists facing financial hardship who are unable to pay for the mental health support they need during this time.
Provider: Black Women Photograph
Type: Photography collective
Global community and digital database, Black Women Photographers (BWP), launched on July 7, 2020 by Polly Irungu, with a COVID-19 relief fund (#BWPReliefFund) to provide support to Black women and non-binary photographers during the pandemic.