Interview with
Tom Bamforth

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  • Published 20120306
  • ISBN: 9781921922008
  • Extent: 264 pp
  • Paperback (234 x 153mm), eBook

How long had you been working in Pakistan before the 2005 earthquake struck?

Six months. I was there beforehand, during and after, so I saw the earthquake response right from the beginning through to the end. Then, the way I probably reacted to it and wrote about it was more journalistically, writing a couple of opinion pieces which were really to do with the politics and policies of delivering humanitarian relief in a country that’s as politically complex as Pakistan, and who that supports.

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