Just spent a couple of days there. The second time beyond the airport since February. And then in was just for a quick meeting.
We went for a wander around the edge of the central city. Even worse than I had expected from TV and colleagues.
Experienced the 4.7 and 5.2 overnight Friday. And the smaller ones that aren’t reported any more. Frightening.
Talked with a woman whose water connection to the house had survived September and February but broke on Saturday morning. Stoic but scared.
Brilliant feedback on the work MPs are putting in – and have been for 16 months now.
But there are thousands of people down there who are working incredibly hard to make life better for others in circumstances that most of us could not tolerate.
We need to find a way of acknowledging that.