22 Oct 2015, Devex
In 1975 a 7.4-magnitude earthquake shook Tajikistan, flattening mud homes and killing up to 20,000 people, write ODI's Louise Ball and John Young in an opinion piece on Devex. A man named Borot lived in a house that was strong — the perfect example of an earthquake-resilient building using local materials. The house was built by Borot’s father and was the only house to survive the earthquake...
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