ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Hydrocracies, Hubris, Hazardscapes

Infrastructuring Floods in the Brahmaputra River Basin

The effects of infrastructural projects in Assam that lead to floods in the Brahmaputra river are discussed. These projects play a prominent role in “engineering” floods, 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 floods and their aftermath.



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Updated On : 29th Sep, 2020

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