Impacts of Flood in India from 1953 to 2020
Keywords:Floods, Human Life Lost, Population Affected, House Damaged, Public Utilities Damaged, Cattle Lost, Management of Flood
In this paper, authors endeavour to evaluate the impacts of flood in India during 1953-2020 in fatalities of human lives lost, area damaged, population affected, cattle lost, damaged houses, public utilities lost, etc. by applying econometric models like linear and nonlinear trend lines and the decomposition analysis through Hamilton model. The paper also showed structural breaks utilizing Bai-Perron model and found that all the damages have linear and nonlinear shapes with cycles and cyclical trend and seasonal variations. In addition to that the policy framework of Niti Aayog have been described.
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