Traditionally, cost-benefit analysis quantifies in monetary terms as many of the costs and benefits of a proposal as feasible, including items for which the market
In many developing countries there is a strong need for better utilization of the agro-economic potential of flood plains to provide scope for reducing people’s
There are several challenges of assessment of direct benefits from flood management projects. First, flood management projects are usually taken up in the aftermath of
Financial and economic analyses have similar features. Both estimate the net-benefits of a project investment based on the difference between the with-project and the without-project
Unless the population is aware of the risks it faces, local energies cannot be mobilized to build resilience. Unawareness increases the level of flood risks.
The community at the village level work for emergency preparedness for flooding through; Identifying and maintaining of safe havens, safe areas and temporary shelters Putting
While the inherent capacities of the communities (including financial) have never been factored in and utilized in structural measures which require large financial resources, the
When flooding is inevitable, it is important to organize communities and take measures which reduce the adverse impacts of such a situation on the daily