Flood Forecasting Current Affairs, GK & News

Why India-Nepal Flood Management needs correction?

People of Bihar faces perennial flooding in North Bihar (Mithilanchal region) almost every year despite the efforts of government. Solution to such flooding lies in correction of India-Nepal flood management. Steps taken by government First ever disaster management plan came into state with the efforts of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. During his tenure in 2005-2010, ..

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J&K-UK Space Agency- joined hands for Flood Forecasting

The Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir and a United Kingdom based space agency have joined hands to work on a collaborative project on the impact-based flood forecasting. Key facts The project is supported by the national space innovation programme (NSIP). The NSIP programme is undertaken by HR Wallingford in association with the Oxford University, ..

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Google partners with Bangladesh for Flood Forecasting

Google has partnered with Bangladesh Water Development Board for flood forecasting. Key Facts It will bring the flood warning services to Bangladesh. The system currently covers more than 40 million people in Bangladesh and it is working to expand its coverage to the whole country. More than 65 percent of people who receive advance flood ..

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Google joins hands with Central Water Commission for flood forecasting initiative

The search engine giant Google has joined hands with the Central Water Commission in order to make the flood forecasting in the country more advanced and more effective. Google has already taken certain initiatives and sent several numerous public alerts to people in impacted regions of the country. How are the alerts useful? The alerts ..

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