ABC RADIO AUSTRALIA
Updated 5 hours 18 minutes ago
When disasters like the earthquake and tsunami strike the Pacific, family members around the world immediately get on the phone to find out what's happened to their loved ones. More Samoans live overseas than in Samoa and American Samoa combined, so news of today's tsunami disaster has caused concern in the large Samoan communities in Australia, New Zealand and the United States.
Presenter: Bruce Hill
Speaker: Leau Peter Skelton, chair of the Mangere Community Board in South Auckland