• Flood History
    portions of the embankments and inundates the nearby areas with consequent effect of heavy silt and sand deposition on the fertile cultivated fields.       Before 1950 floods occurred in Assam in 1897,1910, 1911, 1915, 1916, 1931, mainly in the north bank of river Brahmaputra       After 1950...
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    to September, ranging from 1750mm in the plains to about 6400mm in the hills; this huge volume of water rushes through the narrow Assam valley to the Bay of Bengal ravaging the area through flood and soil erosion. Almost all the northern tributaries of river Brahmaputra are affected by landslides in...
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  • Floods
    The Flood Situation of Assam – A Case Study Mukul Chandra Bora Lecturer (Sélection Grade) in Civil Engineering Dibrugarh Polytechnic, Lahowal: Pin: 786010 Assam, India Abstract The problem caused by water may broadly be catagorised into two major groups’ viz. shortage of water and surplus of...
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  • Agriculture in India
    Assam witnessed three floods in one year which has caused a heavy loss to the cultivation sector damaging a cropping area of around 3.5 lakh hectares. Therefore, flood control is very important and should be given foremost priority to save the crops in Assam. In spite of such a terrible loss in...
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  • Major-Environmental-Problems-In-The-North
    conditions of the regions make Assam and the entire northeastern region of India very prone to natural disasters like flood, earthquake and landslide. The state of Assam experiences perennial floods, river bank erosion, landslide and other environmental catastrophes. Disasters cause sudden...
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    rain in the region and neighbouring countries. All 27 districts in Assam and 18 out of 38 districts in Bihar have been inundated by the current floods, which have breached nearly 80 embankments. The most seriously affected areas in Bihar are Darbhanga, Sheohar, Madhubani and Sitamarhi and in Assam...
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    Assam: Flood and erosion are also two main natural disasters being faced by the state. The flood prone area of the state is 31,500 sq. km. as assessed by Rastriya Barh Ayog which is about 40.16% of the total land area of Assam. This is about 9.40% of the total flood prone area of the whole country...
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  • Major Environmental Problems in the North Eastern India: Possible Legal and Non-Legal Solutions
    phenomenon which is a great threat to he existence of endangered rhinoceros in Assam. 2. Flood: Almost entire Assam get submerged twice or thrice yearly due to flood resulting loss of life and property. Flood causes severe damage to ecology, environment. Hundreds of wild animal including deers and...
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  • Assam Floods
    FLOODS IS ASSAM ON 22nd JUNE 2012 Assam, the gateway to the north-eastern seven sister states of India, is facing the nature’s fury once again as the Brahmaputra and its tributaries (Kapili etc.,) continued to flow above the danger mark due to heavy rainfalls since June 1st week. Around 116...
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  • Poaching in Assam
    Guwahati, Sept 28: The one-horned rhinoceroses, considered the natural heritage of Assam, are under constant attack from poachers, since flood has hit the state. The poachers are attacking and killing rhinos with great audacity. Officials informed that most of the rhinos have strayed to nearby...
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    itself is in floods. As a result of the congestion of the water in these tributaries, the water level raises at times causing floods. Owing to such floods, the cultivated lands face total destruction. Huge fertile lands become wastelands after the deposition of course sands. Assam valley is one such...
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  • Floods in India
    , the most common disaster in India causes immense loss to the country's property and lives.  India Flood Prone Areas The states falling within the periphery of "India Flood Prone Areas" are West Bengal, Orissa, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Assam, Bihar, Gujrat, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Punjab...
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  • Disaster Management of Majuli
    indigenous fishes. Every year whether there in flood in Assam or not, the Majuli Sub- Division is always affected by floods, forcing people to take shelter in roads and higher land. DEMOGRAPHIC AND CLIMATIC CONDITIONS As per the year 2011 Majuli consists of a total of 248 villages with a total...
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  • Seven Sisters of India
    of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, and Tripura. The region had a population of 38.6 million in 2000, about 3.8 percent of India's total. There is great ethnic and religious diversity within the seven states. For most of their history, they were independent, and their...
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  • Flood Situation in Assam
    The flood situation in Assam showed some signs of improvement though 59 villages in three districts still reeled under water affecting nearly 30,000 people. Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) officials said Dhemaji, Jorhat and Nagaon districts continued to be affected and nearly...
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  • As Per 2011 Census, Total Population of Assam Was 31,169,272.
    low. Flood control measures are also poor. Banks are also reluctant to given loan to the farmers. Even Kishan Credit Card covers only 12 per cent of farmers in Assam. So, the Govt. should take proper measures so that the farmers do not wash their hands off farming activities and move to Guwahati...
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  • The Brahmaputra River
    are a common occurrence. Deforestation in the Brahmaputra watershed has resulted in increased siltation levels, flash floods, and soil erosion in critical downstream habitat, such as the Kaziranga National Park in middle Assam. Occasionally, massive flooding causes huge losses to crops, life and...
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    , Orissa, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Assam, Bihar, Gujrat, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Punjab. The intense monsoon rains from southwest causes rivers like Brahmaputra, Ganga, Yamuna etc. to swell their banks, which in turn floods the adjacent areas. Over the past few decades, central India has become...
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  • Top 10 Natural Disasters
    - Location: Brahmaputra River, State of Assam, northeastern India - Type: Flood - Description: 77 were killed in the flood, over 2 million people and 2084 villages were affected. - Sources of information: http://india.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/09/24/floods-and-landslides-kill-dozens-in-north-east...
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  • Indian Current Event
    efforts for rebuilding will slowly begin as-well. “I have witnessed the extensive damage that the floods have caused. The people of Assam are facing one of the worst floods in recent times," Singh said in a prepared statement addressing the civilians of India. These cataclysmic floods within India...
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