Rupak Pariyah lives in an orphanage near Kathmandu, and wants to be an engineer someday. One of the reasons for his goal is the earthquakes. He saw many buildings collapse in the recent major event, and would like to build more secure structures.
When the earth starts shaking, every second counts. A new smartphone app could help provide advance warning of earthquakes. The app could prove especially helpful in countries lacking early warning systems.
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