We believe that Chennai's flood challenges can be managed. We believe that it is possible to create a resilient, safe Chennai.
This Flood Management Plan aims to achieve this by:
The structure of the Flood Management Plan is based on the publication "Flood Risk Management: A Strategic Approach" by P. Sayers, Y. L.i, G. Galloway, E. Penning-Rowsell, F. Shen, K. Wen, Y. Chen, and T. Le
Quesne (Paris, UNESCO 2013). The full publication is available for download from the Asian Development Bank here: http://www.adb.org/publications/flood-risk-management-strategic-approach
By way of introduction to the Chennai Flood Management Plan, we think this image gives a great overview of what we are trying to achieve.
It's from the associated document, “Strategic flood management: ten ‘golden rules’ to guide a sound approach”, by Paul Sayers et al., International Journal of River Basin Management, 2014, published by Routledge, Taylor & Francis.
To realise this vision, we need to first do some hard work.
Here's a brief overview of the whole project:
Now that we understand the potential flood characteristics, what are we going to do about it? This project looks at three forms of management:
Are you up for the challenge? Do you want to:
Expand your network and skillset through collaboration
Work with the latest web-based technologies
Use your skills to create a sustainable, positive impact to millions of people
We'd love to have your skills on board! If this sounds like something you'd like to donate your energy to, then get started here: