Category: Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned, Sharing Our Stories

Earthquakes & tsunamis - Part 2: lessons learned in Samoa


Amanda and John Neal (s/v Mahina Tiare) were in the Samoan capital, Apia in September 2009 when a powerful tsunami generated by an undersea earthquake killed dozens and wiped out several villages in the Pacific islands of Samoa, American Samoa, and Tonga.

Here, in Part 2, she reflects on the experience and offers suggestions for preparing …Read more