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Floods in Bangladesh: History, Dynamics and Rethinking the Role of the Himalayas

Release Date: November, 2006
ISBN 13: 9789280811216
Sales Number: 06.III.A.2
504 page(s), 6x9
Binding: Paperback
Publisher: United Nations University

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There is no statistical evidence that the frequency of flooding in Bangladesh has increased during the 20th century. There is indication however, that the inter-annual variation of floods and the areal extent of big events have increased since 1950. Is it really true that deforestation and land use practices of the Himalayan farmers are to blame for the recurring and devastating monsoon floods in the plains of the Ganga and Brahmaputra? This book presents new evidence resulting from a research project on floods in Bangladesh in the context of highland-lowland linkages.

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