About a Shelter

About a Shelter

The small hamlet of Karathittu lies nestled among coconut trees and cool green foliage by the Bay of Bengal backwaters. About 60 Irula tribal families inhabit this village. Being at close proximity to the ocean lay the hamlet open to the vagaries of disasters quite...
Gharelu Kamgar Haq Abhiyan

Gharelu Kamgar Haq Abhiyan

In India estimates say that there are 9 core women domestic workers and 61th round of NSSO 2004-2005 says that the number is 4.47 crores. In total domestic workers, 90% are women and children in the age group of 12 to 75 and also in this 25% are the below the age of...
Floods in Assam – Situation Report #2

Floods in Assam – Situation Report #2

The flood situation continues to remain grim with the no of affected population touching 12.5 lakh in 2,106 villages under 58 revenue circles of 18 districts today with major rivers like Brahmaputra is flowing above its danger level. Hundreds of villages in Chirang...
Floods in Assam – Situation Report # 1

Floods in Assam – Situation Report # 1

  The flood situations in Assam remain grim with major rivers like Brahmaputra flowing above the danger level. Kokrajhar and Bongaigaon are amongst the worst affected district. Around 70%  of the agricultural lands are destroyed and native houses have become submerged...
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