10 Dec 2019

Whakaari/White Island: Risk and resilience expert on eruption

From Morning Report, 8:25 am on 10 December 2019

There are believed to be no survivors remaining on Whakaari/White Island after an eruption on Monday afternoon.

Twenty-three people were evacuated from the island on Monday, with five of them later confirmed to have died.

Eight people are still missing and police say there are no signs of life on the island.

Professor of Disaster Risk and Resilience Tom Wilson from the University of Canterbury speaks to Kim Hill.