Cyclone Amphan: International Media Speaks to Save the Children on Preparedness and Challenges

Cyclone Amphan: International Media Speaks to Save the Children on Preparedness and Challenges
Sunday 24 May 2020
France 24 English

France 24 spoke to Devendra Tak, Save the Children's Head of Media & Communication on the destruction caused by Cyclone Amphan and the ensuing challenges. Mr Tak elaborates on the adversities involved in mounting a response owing to the ongoing Coronavirus situation and the tough terrain in the Sunderbans delta area of West Bengal. He calls for Government and relief organizations to adopt innovative approaches to tackle the situation.




BBC World News

Powerful cyclonic storm Amphan, which packed winds up to 190 km/hr, has ravaged large parts of West Bengal, including Kolkata. Like any other disaster, the impact on children will be intense and their issues must be brought to the forefront. BBC World News spoke to Save the Children's Head of Media & Communications, Devendra Tak about the precautions and preparedness levels of Save the Children, especially as the COVID-19 crisis continues to unfold. Watch and share.