This final consultant’s report summarises the outcome of the first
phase of the Policy and Advisory Technical Assistance (PATA) 8089,
Operational Research into Mainstreaming Integrated Flood Management
under Climate Change. Phase 1 concentrated on scoping the successive
Phase 2 work largely following the structure and concept outlined in the
Technical Assistance paper.
The report explains the consultative process applied to identify two
sub-basins for detailed integrated flood management planning during
Phase 2, and provides background information relating to the two
sub-basins. This information is presented in five sections:
Section 1, the Introduction
Section 2, Flood Practices, summarizes international
best practice and flood management practices in India, from the interim
Section 3, Consultation Process and Selection of Focal
Sub-basins, explains how the intra-state Burhi Gandak basin in Bihar and
the inter-state Brahmani/Baitarani basin in Odisha and Jharkhand were
Section 4, Initial Field Investigations, describes the
findings from intensive field level visits and consultation with
Section 5, Outline Phase 2 Activities
Section 6, Outlook, focuses on the Phase-2 data collection
process and timeline
Section 7, References, concludes this report.
Anon. India: Operational Research to Support Mainstreaming of Integrated Flood Management under Climate Change. Final Report Phase 1. Asian Development Bank, Manila, Philippines (2014) v + 71 pp.