Development-induced displacement has brought about a profound economic and sociocultural disruption to the victims of displaced communities. While forced displacement affects both men and women, women experience displacement and relocation in a particularly gendered way. This differential impact on women occurs due to the gendered division of labour that has arisen from socio-historical processes of men's traditional incorporation in the wage-earning and labour-oriented tasks while women remain on the land jobs and its management on a daily basis.
Traffic on Char Dham Yatra routes was closed due to roads blocked by landslides caused by heavy rains on Sunday. However, Tehri SP Rajiv Swarup claimed that the Border Roads Organisation had opened most roads for passage of light vehicles by Sunday afternoon.
Forests provide multiple benefits to the society, which are both direct and indirect. A study was conducted in Dehradun and Tehri districts to quantify and assess the economic value of various provisioning services which local people derive from the forest to meet their day to day requirement.