Flood Management

Disaster Management in India: Flood Hazard


Author: R K Dave, The author is Former Senior Specialist (Policy/Plans and ICT), NDMA

Issue : Development Driven Disasters

Date : 16th September 2018



Rapid urbanisation, combined with changing courses of river bodies are posing new challenges for flood management. The existing mechanisms for flood risk mitigation are inadequate for addressing the risks caused by floods in the present scenario. Recent floods in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Jammu and Kashmir and Uttarakhand are cases in point.


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