Armenia. March 20 - April 22, 1989. Fracture of the earth's crust in the Gukoyan region. The destroyed village of Gegasar. Orphans sit by the ruins of houses. A woman is crying. The destroyed house-museum of the artist M. Avetisyan. Destruction in the village of Lernagyukh. Leninakan city. Destruction. Tent school. Construction of houses. The city of Spitak. Destruction. Construction of houses. Reanimatologists from the USA and the USSR, who took part in helping the victims of the earthquake, including Professor V.N.Semenov. Residents of the city at the destroyed houses carry water, disassemble the wreckage. Yerevan region. Tashievsky monastery. Opening of the restored monastery, destroyed during the 1931 earthquake. Service in the temple. The audience in the square near the temple.