Culture Café on Small Islands - Small Acts

Culture Café on Small Islands - Small Acts: Island Communities Within a Globalizing World
The public is invited to attend a free Culture Café called Small Acts: Island Communities Within a Globalizing World on Wednesday, February 23, at 7 p.m., at the Confederation Centre Art Gallery.

On December 26, 2004, tsunamis caused by earthquakes killed more than 150,000 people around the Indian Ocean, including on Andaman Islands, Hafun, the Maldives, the Nicobar Islands, Phuket, the Seychelles, Sri Lanka and Sumatra. Once again putting islands on the map and agenda globally, such large-scale disasters and smaller-scale incidents like the storm surges that have devastated coastal areas locally are reminders of the vulnerability of islands to natural disasters and the challenges that isolated geographies face when dealing with risk and disasters.

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