Prince of Wales: There is nothing like a jolly good disaster to get people to start doing something

An interesting article was published by The Guardian yesterday entitled “Prime minister leads meeting of Cobra emergency committee after criticism of official response to floods“. In it, Rowena Mason, political correspondent, describes how the prime minister is getting more involved in relief efforts, triggered by comments made by the Prince of Wales during his visits of some of the worst affected areas this week: “The tragedy is that nothing happened for so long. There is nothing like a jolly good disaster to get people to start doing something.”

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Image: Prince Charles in the flood-hit village of Muchelney in Somerset. Photograph: Getty