Climate Change Adaptation in Assam
The SARCist is an initiative of the Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi, India.
Published online: 25 October 2015 | ISSN 2455–1775
Floods, flash floods, river-bank erosion are frequent water-induced hazards in the eastern Brahmaputra basin in Assam. Climate change is considered a major driving force in this changing water cycle, triggering alteration in the regional and local weather system. A community-based flood early warning system (FEWS) has been piloted in 2 districts in Assam.
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