Widow Layli Akhtar is left with one daughterTuesday, June 24, 2008
This video short focuses on the life of Layli Akhtar and her daughter Mahmooda. Layli lost her husband and her other daughter in Cyclone Sidr, which devastated parts of Bangladesh in November 2007, and says she is helpless and cannot cope without her husband who was also the main breadwinner. Layli found the bodies of her husband and daughter in a local river. The single mother is surviving off aid but says she does not know what she will do when it runs out.