'The Gorkha Earthquake 2015: A Photographic Atlas' released


31st Mar, 2017 | Tourism Mail Crew


A pictorial book on the theme of earthquake has been released.

[caption id="attachment_4764" align="alignnone" width="861"] National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) CEO Prof Dr Govinda Pokhrel launches the book entitled Gorkha Earthquake 2015: A Photographic Atlas amid a program organized in Lalitpur on Friday, March 31, 2017. RSS[/caption]

The book titled Gorkha Earthquake 2015: A Photographic Atlas tries to describe how earthquakes occur and how earth remains active in a time of quakes, with the help of pictures.

Center for Disaster and Climate Change Studies published the book with the financial and technical assistance of VSO, an international non-government organisation.

The book gives information relating to the process of earthquake, its various phases, damages caused by the 2015 April earthquake (Gorkha quake), rescue efforts and stories of the survivors.

The 152-page book is a collaborative work of geologist Dr Deepak Chamalagain and photographer Laxmi Prasad Nakhusi.

National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) CEO Prof Dr Govinda Pokhrel launched the book amid a program on Friday in Lalitpur.

 

Photo by: Laxmi Prasad Ngakhusi