Monday, May 18, 2015

Lessons To Take from Nepal Earthquake

By: Subhadeep Bhattacharjee

The recent earthquake that occurred in Nepal on 25th of April 2015 has left behind scenes of death and devastation. As aftershocks continue to this day millions of people in the Himalayan country live in spells of shock and fear. It has been the most devastating earthquake in the country since the 1934 Nepal-Bihar earthquake. The earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8 on the Richter scale followed by many aftershocks has left close to 10000 people dead in India and Nepal and hundreds of thousands homeless. The cultural loss has been in equal high proportions with many of Nepal’s heritage sites reduced to rubble. Billions of dollars of property has been damaged in the country as search and rescue teams from dozens of nations came to Nepal’s aid during the hour of crisis....Read More    


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