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Flood risk management in Dhaka : a case for eco-engineering approaches and institutional reform (Inglês)

The main objective of this study is to propose recommendations for addressing flood risks in Greater Dhaka. This is based on an analysis of flood risks facing the city, historical analysis of decision-making about flood risk management, and institutional and political economy analysis.


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    Pillai,Poonam, Khan,Malik Fida Abdullah, Siercke,Guillermo A.

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    Flood risk management in Dhaka : a case for eco-engineering approaches and institutional reform

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    flood risk; flood risk management; disaster risk management; rising demand for water; transboundary water resource management; solid waste management system; Urban Planning; river system; early warning system; storm water drainage; land use; area of jurisdiction; management of flood; water bodies; comments and feedback; impact of climate; public health engineering; gross domestic product; roads and highway; investments in infrastructure; income and expenditure; operations and maintenance; capital development authority; policy or regulation; adaptation to flood; providing water supply; provision of drainage; provision for drainage; future climate scenarios; municipal service delivery; loss of income; geographic information system; damage to infrastructure; international good practice; impact of flood; Maintenance of Drainage; increase in population; flood management; pumping station; buffer zone; urban wetlands; river flooding; green strip; intense rainfall; urban planner; Urban Resilience; urban water; historical analysis; urban expansion; drainage canal; urban flood; Political Economy; unplanned urbanization; institutional building; public space; water retention; nonstructural measures; groundwater resource; urban service; drainage service; extreme event; Zoning Ordinance; planning capacity; sewerage system; flood flow; agricultural land; land-use zoning; extreme flood; Disaster Management; flood peak; natural waterways; rainwater harvesting; groundwater level; spatial planning; staff capacity; municipal corporation; Water Management; financial center; green space; detailed planning; local area; organizational reform; monitoring function; natural runoff; soil texture; box culvert; urban ecosystem; hydraulic structure; limited capacity; precipitation forecast; spatial changes; industrial area; flood event; flood plain; city official; historical changes; river level; Public Services; environmental flow; core city; risk map; future investment; city plan; adequate treatment; extreme weather; private land; drainage coverage; natural drainage; Drainage Maintenance; Water Shortage; private developer; private entity; Climate Risk; environmental risk; weather forecast; documentary research; sluice gate; municipal government; municipal organization; temporal variation; development partner; satellite imagery; wetland area; pump capacity; improving infrastructure; building construction; solid-waste management; clear ownership; exchange rate; Exchange Rates; significant attention; infrastructure design; information service; fringe area; institutional analysis; damage cost; radar systems; partnership framework; construction activities; flood map; Population Density; flood control; civil engineer; accountability structure; monsoon season; flood problem; drainage channel; applicable law; permeable paving; historical population; peak flood; flood year; flood wall; section show; water plan; municipal agencies; infrastructure action; public policy; support measure; recreational value; resilient cities; dry season; disaster preparedness; ecological resource; land cover; environmental specialist; program leader; flood forecast; return period; slum settlements; consultation workshop; public consultation; urban resource; zoning regulation; sand mining; rainfall event; zoning law; urban growth; environmental consciousness; risk profile; drainage management; separate sewerage; municipal management; study estimate; demographic change; water quality; drainage facilities; flood hazard; drainage system; river dredging; subsidiary right; urban river; organizational capacity; ecosystem service; regulatory capacity; ecosystem function; rural migrant; municipal work; land control; elected officials; long-term planning; institutional constraint



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