Timber has been used as a building material in Nepal for thousands of years being extensively used in construction of door, window, floor, purlin, rafter, seismic band etc. But the timber used as these components must be strong enough to carry dead load, live load as well as seismic load. As such the Timber to be used in the reconstruction requires to be free from insect to assure the durability.
ASF Nepal has been conducting training on D.O.T Timber Treatment in highly affected districts of the Gorkha earthquake of 2015. ASF Nepal has successfully conducted D.O.T Timber Treatment Training at Dolakha, Dhading, Nuwakot, Kavre and Rasuwa District of Nepal.