When Disaster Strikes

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See the mechanics of disaster relief from the heroes responding on the ground. Government leaders, humanitarians and survivors tell their extraordinary personal stories of determination and hope.

Airdates

Wednesdays, January 6 through January 20, at 10pm on CET

A Perfect Storm
Wednesday, January 6, at 10pm on CET

Monday, January 11, at 10pm on ThinkTV14
Hear the extraordinary story of bravery and hope after Cyclone Idai strikes Mozambique. The world races to help rescue and support survivors from flooding on a biblical scale.

The Silent Killer
Wednesday, January 13, at 10pm on CET
Monday, January 18, at 10pm on ThinkTV14

Hear shocking stories as another drought strikes Somalia. Mass migration, food shortages and malnutrition mean famine is a very real threat, but resolute humanitarians race to meet the basic needs of the most vulnerable.

Paradise Lost
Wednesday, January 20, at 10pm on CET
Monday, January 25, at 10pm on ThinkTV14
Hear an epic tale of survival as one of the Caribbean’s strongest hurricanes strikes The Bahamas. The government and international aid workers battle to meet the survivors’ basic needs in the chaos of the aftermath.