Thu, 26 March 2020
We hear from some of those in the forces helping the UK’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Former Chief of the Defence Staff Lord Richards tells us the Army’s “perfect” to help build a giant new hospital in London — and remembers his experiences of being drafted in to help in past civil emergencies.
We learn about the military personnel training to deliver vital oxygen supplies to hospitals up and down the country, and find out how the outbreak could threaten charities working with veterans.
Plus we look at how prepared the UK was for this emergency — do we need to think more about civil defence?
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