An image of the catastrophic reality of the force that comes with earthquakes. This photo, from the October Kashmir Earthquake, shows a building toppled completely to its side and the tragic rescue efforts that ensued.
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Srirangam: Srirangam is the foremost of the eight self-manifested shrines (Swayam Vyakta Kshetras) of Lord Vishnu . It is also considered the first, foremost and the most important of the 108 main Vishnu temples (Divyadesams).
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Most of us may not think of environmental degration in strict economic terms. However the cost of water pollution deforestation and natural disasters is enormous. According to a 2014 World Bank study they cost India a total of 80 billion dollars per year - nearly 6% of its economic activity. A major 52% is attributable to air pollution!#eco_nnect #india / Fact via @guardian & photo via @cerealmag
"The 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake was an undersea earthquake that occurred on Sunday, December 2004 with an epicenter off the west coast of Sumatra, Indonesia." There are unforgettable moments in our history that are caused and defined by natural events.
WE are a humanitarian organization working in India, working in slums, among the lepers, HIV, and poor in all areas of India. We also do work in areas hit by natural disasters. We work with and support those who are already HELPING in remote areas.
Successfully functioning in today’s society requires reading skills, but with the popularity of more visual media such as the photos, memes, and videos that are widely viewed and shared online, many don’t see the value in reading.
Build Change is an international non-profit social enterprise that designs earthquake-resistant houses in developing countries and trains builders, homeowners, engineers, and government officials how to build them.