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When disasters strike, police are the first responders, but they are severely ill-equipped

Difficult geographic conditions make it even more difficult, necessitating more local involvement in rescue and relief operations, experts and officials say. When disasters strike, police are the first responders, but they are severely ill-equipped
Experts say local capacity to deal with disasters should be enhanced as it takes time for outside help to arrive. Post File Photo
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Shuvam Dhungana
Published at : August 2, 2020
Updated at : August 2, 2020 07:47
Kathmandu

Shuvam Dhungana

Shuvam Dhungana is a crime reporter for The Kathmandu Post. He previously worked for The Himalayan Times and Republica.


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