Timeline of a disaster: The first day of crisis response

Ros O'Sullivan speaking to Graham Woodstock in Kathmandu, just after the 2015 earthquake struck. Photo: Concern Worldwide.
Ros O'Sullivan speaking to Graham Woodstock in Kathmandu, just after the 2015 earthquake struck. Photo: Concern Worldwide.

Three years ago, a severe earthquake with a magnitude of 6.8 struck Gorkha district, west of the capital city of Kathmandu. We speak to Concern’s Head of Emergency Operations, Ros O’Sullivan, about preparing to lead the deployment to Nepal after the 2015 earthquake and his first day on the ground.

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