Gita Hembram is from Tiraldihi village of Khunta block, Mayurbhanj district. The mother of 3 children and her husband is a differently-abled person, each day they struggle to survive. The Cyclone Phailin – 2013 and flood had added more miseries into their lives. Their house was completely destroyed and Gita lost her daily wage based jobs as there was no scope for work in the area. The “Food Security for Flood-affected Populations in Odisha” implemented by Adhikar with the support from USAID in the village addressed the food insecurity of the family. She received 80 workdays in the program. It was a life-saving opportunity for her through Adhikar.