Floods in South Asia

Authors

  • Ajaya Dixit Nepal Water Conservation Foundation, Kathmandu

Keywords:

Floods, flood mitigation, disaster relief, South Asia

Abstract

Ajaya Dixit's paper deals with floods in South Asia. He argues that if one move away from the structural flood control and disaster relief activities that charaterise conventional approaches to flood mitigation and focus more on the root caused of vulnerability the points of leverage for mitigating disaster that could prove more effective.   

Key words: Floods; flood mitigation; disaster relief; South Asia

Water Nepal Vol. 12, No. 1&2, 2006 Page: 207-226

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Author Biography

Ajaya Dixit, Nepal Water Conservation Foundation, Kathmandu

Director; Nepal Water Conservation Foundation, Kathmandu

Published

2009-06-17

How to Cite

Dixit, A. (2009). Floods in South Asia. Water Nepal, 12(1), 207–226. Retrieved from https://nepjol.info/index.php/WN/article/view/1963

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