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Urbanization Impact of Water Logging in Dhaka City

 

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Dhaka Municipality, which has been upgraded to DCC, has grown from 6.1 sq. km. in 1906 to 360 sq. km. in 1997 having population from 276033 in 1951 to 6000,000 in 1997 (Islam, 1999; BBS, 1997). In recent years Dhaka City is facing extensive water logging due to unplanned urbanization during the monsoon (May to October) as a regular problem of the city. This study is concern about the inherent causes of such water logging and its effects on the city life from the perception of authorities of different development organizations, experts and local inhabitants of Tejgaon Industrial Area. From the study it is revealed that unplanned spatial development activities and rapid population growth are causing encroachment on retention areas and natural drainage paths. By analyzing the overall situation, this research paper has given some management measure for sustainable urbanization and save natural drainage system and water bodies through development control and a close coordination among urban authorities and collaboration between public and private sectors agencies.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC96220
AuthorMohsinat Nasrin
LanguageEnglish
BindingPaperback
Number of Pages88
Publishing Year2011-09-28T00:00:00.000
ISBN978-3846512968
Edition1 st
Book TypePolitical science & theory
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
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