of Tsunami is an Asia Pacific regional communications
initiative tracking how ordinary people rebuild lives
and livelihoods after the Asian tsunami disaster.
It is originated, coordinated and
managed by TVE
Asia Pacific, a regionally operating not-for-profit
media organisation engaged in communication for sustainable
Asia’s recovery process is being
captured through the experiences of eight children and
families. This will be done through monthly visits to
the same families throughout 2005.
We are covering the four most highly
affected countries: India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and
Thailand. In each country, locally based film-makers
and journalists will be researching, filming and editing
Children of Tsunami is a
truly multimedia project,
with customised outputs on broadcast television, video,
web and print media.
These media products will reach wide
and varied audiences throughout Asia Pacific, as well
as in Africa, Europe, Latin America and North America.
We hope to engage TV audiences, educational users and
civil society networks.