9th Class Social Science Specific Hazards and Mitigation

  • question_answer 13) Explain any two structural mitigation strategies for floods.  

    Answer:

    Two structural mitigation strategies are    (i) Watershed Management Timely cleaning, de-silting and deepening of natural water reservoirs and drainage channels (both urban and rural) must be taken up.   (ii) Buildings on Elevated Area The buildings in flood prone areas  should be constructed on an elevated area and, if necessary, on stilts  or platforms.  

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