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This paper published in the journal Golden Research Thoughts aims at describing the different initiatives undertaken by the expert committees and Government of India in tackling the flood problem of India. The paper traces the history of flood management in India, its successes and failures, the methods and structures used for flood management in the past and present and suggests on the way forward by reflecting on the earlier and current situation and progress we have made on flood control in India. The paper informs that floods are one of the natural calamities that India faces almost every year in varying degree of magnitude. The frequent occurrence of floods can be attributed to various factors, including wide variation in rainfall over time and space and inadequate carrying capacity of rivers.
University of Liverpool researchers from the Institute for Financial and Actuarial Mathematics explain how embracing a new approach to flood risk management across socio-economic environments can help to address the impacts of climate change and reduce global inequality. Aside from their destructive effects on the environment, the devastating human impact that floods have on populations around the world cannot be understated. Although the absolute value of economic losses resulting from floods are often greatest in high- and upper-middle-income countries, the reality is that low- and lower-middle-income countries face the greatest economic threat from flooding when losses are considered relative to GDP. Climate change is widely accepted as a key driver behind the global increase in flood risk but the exact relationship between the two is not currently fully understood, as flood risk is also highly dependent on socio-economic factors. Community exposure and vulnerability to extreme flooding is continually rising due to the acceleration of population growth, wealth and urban development in risk-prone areas which are experiencing fast-paced economic improvements.