The earthquake in 2015 caused the boundary of the Indian and Asian plate to shift 3 meters, as a result, there are fears the next earthquake will be more deadly. Earthquake-resistant homes must be built.
Madhu Bahattri exerts a calmness in his approach to overcoming the unjust situation he and his family find themselves in “we have been left with no choice, we need a home and cannot wait any longer. We have to start again.”
The Gurkha Welfare Trust development officer, Setesubba Gurungi, on the right, discusses the next stage with Grandson of Lyalsing Tamang, in one of the homes built for the family by the GWT.