A report on the Bihar earthquake: and on the measures taken in consequence thereof up to the 31st December 1934

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Superintendent, Govt. Print., 1935 - Nature - 101 pages
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Summary: Report prepared by the Relief Commissioner, Bihar and Orissa.

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this is a nice book dealing with the concequences and the effect of the bihar earthuake which was a divastating one.

Contents

Chapter Paob I Description of the area
1
The earthquake
6
Immediate action taken in the districts
10
Immediate measures at headquarters
18
The initiation of reconstruction measures
23
Finance
26
Measures of organization
28
Scientific investigation into the earthquake 80
32
The reconstruction of the property of district boards and
51
The damage to private house property
56
The distribution of financial assistance to owners of houses
58
The construction of semipermanent houses
67
Town planning operations
71
The organization of supplies
75
Charitable funds and the work of the relief societies
80
Belief operations in the large estates
86

The sand deposits 86
36
The marketing of the sugarcane crop
42
The watersupply problem
45
The reconstruction of Government property
47
Attitude of the public the Press and the Legislative
88
Extract from the budget speech of the Finance Member
91
List of officers
95
Balance sheet of the Viceroys Earthquake Belief Fund W Bihar and Orissa branch
99

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