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Flood mapping made easier in Bihar, India

15 Sep 2016, ICIMOD

Bihar, India’s most flood-prone state, is under constant threat of flooding. During disasters, obtaining reliable information is crucial - but a key challenge is the mapping and monitoring of flood-affected villages. New district-level mapping of flood-prone areas was established in Bihar with the help of the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development.



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