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Theme paper on management of floods and droughts

Theme paper on management of floods and droughts

water resources day, 2001.

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Published by Indian Water Resources Society in [S.l.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Flood damage prevention -- India.,
    • Flood damage -- India.,
    • Floodplain management -- India.,
    • Droughts -- India.

    • About the Edition

      With reference to India.

      Edition Notes

      Other titlesManagement of floods and droughts
      ContributionsIndian Water Resources Society.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTC530 .T46 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 91 p. :
      Number of Pages91
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3330686M
      LC Control Number2004309205

      Introduction to the Flood and Drought Management Tools project. from IWA PRO (DSS) with appropriate technical applications facilitating the inclusion of information about floods, droughts and future scenarios into planning from the transboundary basin to water utility level! Watch a short video introducing the project.   Annual damage from floods and droughts recently reached $ billion — the lion’s share from floods — and is projected to nearly triple to $ billion by , according to an international disaster database. Livelihoods of millions of people worldwide are affected by floods and drought. There is .


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