Baber Nafice

Managing disasters in the hills
Need to enable communities to be the first responders in case of a disaster Amita Bhaduri posted 1 week ago

Just like another day, the mountainous village of Honzar in Dachhan Tehsil in Kishtwar district in the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir was approaching dawn when the entire village was hit by a deadly cloudburst around four in the morning on July 28

It is at the community level that the effects of disasters are felt the most (Image: Baber Nafice)