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

 

 

 

The United Nations General Assembly requested UNISDR to facilitate the development of a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction The United Nations General Assembly requested UNISDR to facilitate the development of a post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction.
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