‘It was hard to believe in a life beyond my husband’s death. I don’t know how I’ve overcome this tragedy,’ recalls Sarita.
In June 2013, heavy and incessant rains devastated Uttarakhand state, northern India. Flooding and landslides destroyed homes, lives and livelihoods.
More than 6,000 people died, many of whom were young men earning a living from tourism. Tragically, families like Sarita’s not only lost their precious loved ones but the main breadwinners.
Livelihoods - making a living