Natural Hazards

In Natural Hazards - a four-part TV commission from the European Broadcasting Union - we travelled not for language learning, but for geography.

Volcano was shot on the East Caribbean island of Montserrat; Hurricane in South Louisiana; Avalanche in Galtür in Austria; and Earthquake in Kobe, Japan.  

The programmes wove together state-of-the-art landcape animation, updates on current techniques of prediction and damage-limitation with powerful personal stories from those - young and old - who had experienced their surroundings and way of life totally changed by the unbelievable forces. 

The series was screened in close to half the countries of the EU.  Channel 4 (UK) commissioned longer versions for their C4 Learning slots

Commissioned by EBU 

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