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Kashmir under danger of floods
News this week Swati Bansal posted 6 years 7 months ago

Fear of floods looms over Kashmir again

Landslide and a flooded river
Floods in Orissa: No lessons learnt – An article in EPW
This article on floods in Orissa shows how no lessons have been learnt yet. Amita Bhaduri posted 9 years 10 months ago

This article by Kishore C Samal in the Economic and Political Weekly (EPW) discusses how in the natural disater prone state of Orissa the authorities have not been able to draw up an effective disaster management plan and politicians continue to play politics with relief works. It argues that for dealing with these disasters and the relief and rehabilitation work that follows what is needed is the participation of the local community and functionaries of panchayati raj institutions, and coordination with national and international bodies.

Man-made floods in Orissa in September 2011- Key issues raised by Water Initiatives Orissa
The Orissa floods of 2011 point to the loopholes in river basin planning and management and calls for urgent attention of planners and policy makers. Amita Bhaduri posted 10 years 1 month ago

Orissa was hit by two spates of flood in September 2011, the first one being caused by heavy rains in the Mahanadi catchment and release of huge discharges from Hirakud dam. The second one was caused by heavy rains and flooding of Brahmani, Baitarani and Budhabalanga rivers. These floods point to the loopholes in river basin planning and management and calls for urgent attention of planners and policy makers. 

Different designs, same management: A note from Water Initiatives Odisha on Rengali dam and flood management
‘Did we manage the Rengali dam the way we managed Hirakud?’ asks Water Initiatives Odisha ranjanpanda posted 10 years 1 month ago

Water Initiatives Odisha, brings out a special note on this issue in response to the latest spell of the flood disaster in northern Odisha Rivers.

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