Emergency fund for protective measures

We have an emergency fund for protective measures, which is available for editorial offices and media professionals under threat in Germany to minimise the risk of attacks. This includes, for example, security cameras for newsrooms, protective vests for journalists or security guards.


  • Letter, which points out the need for the security measure
  • Evidence of journalistic work
  • Evidence of threat situation
  • Budget breakdown of measures planned to minimise the threat

Please send the documents as one PDF file to helpdesk@ecpmf.eu

Please note: This project is financed through public means. Therefore, we will not be able to financially support all requests received.

Preliminary project end: 31 March 2021


Email: helpdesk@ecpmf.eu

Phone: +49 341 200 403 13

Signal: +49 176 43839637

Women journalists can reach out to female ECPMF staff by sending an E-Mail to woman-reportingpoint@ecpmf.eu

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