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After an August drenching, Karachi confronts rising flood risk

18 Oct 2017, TRF

Karachi city is creating a flood management plan in response to heavy rainfall in August that resulted in a flooding disaster. Central to the plan is clearing the stormwater drainage system, which has been blocked with garbage. Restrictions on construction and an expanded waste management system will need to be implemented in parallel.





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