BBC World Service Special: Life on the Line
Airs Sunday, March 16, 2020, at 6 p.m. Billions of people across the world live in an area that runs along a fault line, where everyday life is balanced with a constant risk of an earthquake rocking their community. Journalist Tabinda Kokab knows how this feels after the devastating 2005 Kashmir earthquake killed more than 70,000 people, including her brother. From Istanbul to Los Angeles, she looks at the preparations – or lack thereof – for those who live life on the line.