With funding from ECHO, CARE India are working with a partner organisation to support affected families.
The dirt road we arrived on was rebuilt by members of the community. Cash payments for the work enabling them to purchase food and other vital items.
On either side the vibrant green of fresh paddy shoots stands out against the dusty village. Crops cultivated from seeds distributed to replace those lost.
Inside one of the shelters I have come to visit, Santilata Malik spreads mud plaster on the woven bamboo walls. Her previous home was built from weak mud walls, however the design of the new shelter is different.
The floor level has been raised and strong deeply embedded reinforced concrete columns support a timber roof. Next time the unexpected happens and the waters begin to rise, she will still have a home when they recede.