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Reference : V-P-JP-E-00220
Date : 26/11/2014
Country/Region : JAPAN
Caption : Hiroshima. Kick-off event for the Asia Pacific Media Conference 2014 “Reporting on Conflicts and Disasters –The media debates its role”, hosted by the ICRC. Ms Keiko Oguram, an atomic-bomb survivor, gives testimony of her experience.
Photographer : CHEN, Meng
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : This woman, who was 8 years old when the bomb attacked Hiroshima, explains “There was black rain falling with ashes and rubbish and oil. It smelled very bad and there were spots on my white blouse”.
This regional conference brought together representatives of media organizations to advance discussions on their role in reporting on man-made and natural disasters in today’s communication environment.
23 participants from 12 countries attended the conference, which was held from the 26th until the 28th November 2014.
Original material : digital
Resolution : 4032x3024
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour