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East West Center “Disaster Management in the Asia Pacific” (Sep 29 - Oct 13, 2013)

17-Jan-2014 East West Center, Hawaii conducted the “Disaster Management and Resiliency in the Asia Pacific” program from September 29- October 13, 2013. Twelve journalists from Australia, China, Fiji, Indonesia, Japan, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines and the United States participated in this study-tour program. Participants met with local and national government officials, NGOs, and other practitioners in Japan, the U.S., and China and reported on their experiences; please find a selection of the publications below. This program is co-sponsored by CGP, Japan Foreign Press Center/Tokyo, and the All-China Journalists Association.

Jen Poyant: “Reporter Caught in Hurricane Sandy Looks to Asia for Comparisons”  (Public Radio International)

Margaret Wise: "The Fragility of Life" (Fiji TImes)    

Deborah Zabarenko: Disasterology 1-8 (Reuters Blog)

Jamie Morton: Five-Part Series in the New Zealand Herald