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Sign advertising house demolition and temporary shelter construction Limbu, Bina


Many ancillary industries emerged in the aftermath of the 2015 earthquake, such as demolition of houses and quick construction of temporary shelters. Interestingly, this sign also states that houses will be demolished in exchange for old goods (presumably from the destroyed house). Taken during the 1st phase of fieldwork conducted by the research team based at Social Science Baha in Kathmandu, Nepal, as part of the SSHRC Partnership Development Grant, ‘Expertise, Labour and Mobility in Nepal’s Post-Conflict, Post-Disaster Reconstruction’. See project details at https://elmnr.arts.ubc.ca/.

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