Les Mesrables

People affected by the tsunami are still living in tents even after two and a half months after the deadly waves hit the coastline. People affected by the tsunami are still living in tents even after two and a half months after the deadly waves hit the coastline. If authorities don’t put in place a proper mechanism to coordinate reconstruction soon people will have to face the brunt of the monsoon showers and only have tents for shelter. But there is little hope for any concrete action soon.

Delays in the reconstruction process only helps to make their situation worse.

If authorities don’t put in place a proper mechanism to coordinate reconstruction efforts soon these people will have to face the brunt of the monsoon showers in their make shift tents.

Leelawathi has been living in a flimsy tent for more than two months now. Towards mid-day, the scorching heat forces its occupants to seek shelter under a tree.

When it rains it is worse. Water seeps in to the tent, and the floor gets muddy and damp.

“We are living like animals. I would have better if I had died in the tsunami,” laments W. Leelawathi