Disaster Resilient Communities in Nepal by 2050

Friday Free Earthquake Clinic

Every Friday Afternoon, free consultations are provided to the house owners or potential house owners who want to retrofit or are planning to construct their houses implementing earthquake- resistant techniques. This weekly consultation program, conducted by engineers of NSET, focuses on earthquake resistant building construction.

In the clinic, earthquake engineers read the building design, discuss pertinent issues with the house-owner, and provide prescription for improving earthquake performance of the new construction considering all constraints. The concept of "incremental safety" is adopted.

The earthquake clinic is open to everybody, house owners, masons, contractors, technicians and others who want to learn about the earthquake resistant technology.


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