Earthquake in Dr. Graham's Homes, Kalimpong.

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The NE region of India was hit by a 6.8 Richter scale level earthquake on 18/9/11. Its epicentre was less than 100 miles from Kalimpong in West Bengal. The impact of the earthquake in Kalimpong was most felt at Dr. Graham's Homes school situated on a ridge above the town. Although there were no injuries to the children, staff and estate workers, serious damage was done to the school buildings and cottages.

debris Cottage dormitory
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debris Cottage dormitory

Ken Hammond