Natural Disaster

Tuesday 5th November 2019, 7:00pm

Children of the Snow Land + Q&A

Zara Balfour‘s feature documentary, CHILDREN OF THE SNOW LAND, follows the dangerous expeditions undertaken by Nepalese students who, after attending school in the city, are returning home to their rural villages after over a decade away from their families. This special screening will be followed by a Q&A with one of the stars of the […]

Wednesday 3 December 2014, 7:00 PM

Documenting Disasters: Ten years on from the Indian Ocean tsunami

On Boxing Day 2004, a deadly tsunami originating in the Indian Ocean struck Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India and Thailand. The results were devastating: almost 250,000 people died and scenes of the tsunami striking and the aftermath dominated the news. It became one of the most well-documented natural disasters in history. For a two-part evening, in partnership with Christian Aid and featuring work by Tim Hetherington, we will be reflecting on the developments we have seen since the Indian Ocean tsunami and how communication around natural disasters has evolved.

March 8, 2010

Samoan Tsunami appeal today @ Financial Times

The Financial Times is hosting an auction of fantastic photographs on Tuesday 9th March to raise funds for Oxfam’s relief effort in Samoa. It is seven months since an 8.3 magnitude earthquake triggered a tsunami in Samoa, American Samoa and Tonga. In the immediate aftermath of the disaster Oxfam provided safe water, sanitation and food […]