BBC World Debate ‘Prevent or React’

 

 

As a special media event at the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) recorded a one-hour ‘as live’ BBC World Debate titled Prevent or React.

Nik Gowing, a senior BBC World presenter, anchored the event, sparking a lively dialogue between the panellists and the audience. The panellists were:

Arjun Katoch:
Emergency Services Branch, UN OCHA (Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs)
Senator Loren Legarda:
Philippine Senator and the ISDR's champion of Disaster Risk Reduction in the Asia Pacific region
Guido Bertolaso:
Head of Italy's civil protection agency
Edward Borodzicz:
Professor of risk management at Portsmouth Business School; Author of Risk, Crisis and Security Management.

 

Please click here to watch the debate in either narrow or broadband

 

 

 

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