The network will launch an on air call to action on behalf of the non-profit organization during the airing of its special “Sandy, tormenta apocalíptica”


Hurricane Sandy is one of the most treacherous weather events to hit the United States – affecting millions by floods, fires, blackouts and mass evacuations.  During the one hour airing of “Sandy, tormenta apocalíptica”, Discovery en Español will launch its on air call to action on behalf of “Save the Children”,, encouraging viewers to donate and learn more about this organization that is currently assisting children and families affected by the hurricane.

“Sandy, tormenta apocalíptica,”airing Sunday, December 2nd at 9 PM E/P on Discovery en Español,follows the action hour-by-hour from the hurricane’s formation in the Caribbean through its intensification in Cuba to the devastation across the East Coast.  Using on-the-ground expert analysis and CGI and satellite imaging, the documentary explores how four distinct phenomena combined to create the perfect storm and how we can prepare for the next one.


The special also takes viewers inside the storm with footage captured by those on the ground using their own cameras and smartphones.  Survivors share their stories, some narrowly escaping with their lives, and recount what it was like as Sandy engulfed their city.


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