Question raised in Lok Sabha on Flood Management Projects, 24/11/2016. Under the Flood Management Programme (FMP), a total of 522 projects have been approved during XI and XII Plan, out of which 297 projects have been completed till date. The State-wise details of projects approved, projects completed and area protected under Flood Management Programme (FMP) so far are given at Annex-1 & 2 respectively.

The review was set up in January 2016 to assess how United Kingdom can be better protected from future flooding and extreme weather events such as during December 2015.

The Himalayas look idyllic from a distance but communities living in their shadow fear flash floods

KAFFRINE, Senegal (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Little is left in the house where Fati Camara lived with her four children, after it was hit by heavy rains last month.

This paper presents a study on short-term ensemble flood forecasting specifically for small dam catchments in Japan. Numerical ensemble simulations of rainfall from the Japan Meteorological Agency nonhydrostatic model (JMA-NHM) are used as the input data to a rainfall–runoff model for predicting river discharge into a dam. The ensemble weather simulations use a conventional 10 km and a high-resolution 2 km spatial resolutions. A distributed rainfall–runoff model is constructed for the Kasahori dam catchment (approx. 70 km2) and applied with the ensemble rainfalls.

Household flood management measures can significantly reduce the risk from flooding. Understanding the factors that influence the uptake of measures has important implications for the design of measures to induce people to take charge of risk mitigation.

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Thousands of people have been rescued from flood-affected parts of the country, including Assam, the NDRF on Sunday said.

Why have successive Assam governments so far failed to minimize the perennial flood problem in the State in last 15 years? There could be many answers to this question.

The 2.5-km-long natural stream Varalchal is heavily silted

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Flood Management Projects, 21/07/2016. Under the Flood Management Programme (FMP) in a total of 519 projects have been approved during the XI and XII Plan, out of which 297 projects have been completed till date. The completed projects have provided reasonable protection against floods in 19.59 lakh hectare area and benefited 197.23 lakh people in the country. The State-wise details of projects approved, projects completed and area protected under Flood Management Programme (FMP) so far are given at Annex-1 & 2 respectively.

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