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Infrastructuring floods in the Brahmaputra river basin: hydrocracies, hubris, hazardscapes

Source(s):  Economic and Political Weekly

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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  • Infrastructuring floods in the Brahmaputra river basin: hydrocracies, hubris, hazardscapes
  • Publication date 2020
  • Number of pages pp. 10-13

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