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Infrastructuring Floods in the Brahmaputra River Basin

The effects of infrastructural projects in Assam that lead to fl oods in the Brahmaputra river are discussed. These projects play a prominent role in “engineering” fl oods, thereby creating hazardscapes and precarious conditions for the riverine communities. A people-centric approach involving these communities in the decision-making process is needed to curb the recurrent fl oods and their aftermath.
Author: Zulifiqur Rahman, Mirza
Language: English
Pubished By: Economic & Political Weekly
Pubished date: September 2020

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