Richard didn’t realise how destructive an earthquake could be, until he saw the damage himself
Another earthquake has struck the island of Sulawesi, which is still rebuilding after a devastating quake hit earlier in the year.
On September 28, a 7.5 magnitude quake hit near the city of Palu on Sulawesi.
An hour after the quake hit, a tsunami crashed into the coast.
The scale of destruction was immense, with entire suburbs washed away.
More than 2000 people were killed and hundreds more were injured.
Today, the region has been hit again.
Richard Adams is a member of Team Rubicon, a group of veterans who devote their time to disaster relief.
He was on the ground after the tragedy struck Indonesia in September and tells Ben Fordham it’s hard to describe what he saw.
“It’s tough to describe without seeing it, I certainly didn’t understand it until I saw it myself, just the scale of it.
“Getting your head around the size of the destruction.
“The easiest way to describe it would be to imagine a suburb like Parramatta or Manly just disappearing.”
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