KUCEC conducts Earthquake Safety awareness in Kushadevi
The Kathmandu University Civil Engineering Club memorializing the devastating Gorkha Earthquake of April 25, 2015, and with a motive of extending its approach towards the community, conducted a program “Awareness and Preparedness for Future Earthquakes” at Kushadevi School, Kushadevi, Panauti-3, Kavre on April 25, 2018 (Baishakh 12, 2075 B.S.).
“Awareness and Preparedness for Future Earthquakes” was a voluntary program to facilitate the local people with information, safety measures pertaining to earthquake and resilient building practices so that the community is prepared for future quakes. It was our small step to help these people of neighbouring regions of Kathmandu University.
The program was carried out at the Kushadevi School premises targeting students, parents and local communities. The departmental undergraduate students conducted interaction session on Earthquake topics and earthquake drills with the people, whereas the master’s level students presented on modern construction practices and resilient structures, keeping the mind the future quakes. The event was preceded by a rally incorporating a mass around the vicinity.
The event was organized by the Kathmandu University Civil Engineering Club and faculties from the department Mr. Ramesh Adhikari, Mr. Vimesh Paudel and Mr. Nitesh Shrestha supervised the program.