Situation In the State of Uttar Pradesh:
are the most commonly occurring in Uttar Pradesh affecting
almost every year some or the other part of the state.
Important rivers, which create floods in the State, are
the Ganga, the Yamuna, the Ramganga, the Gomti, the Sharda,
the Ghaghra, the Rapti and the Gandak. The rainfall increases
from west to east and from south to north .Similar is
the pattern of floods ,the problem increases from west
to east and south to north. Out of the 240.93 lakh hectares
geographical area of the State about 73.06 lakh hectares
is flood prone.
Government of Uttar Pradesh has issued the revised CRF
guidelines on 31st July, 2007 , where in relief measures
have been declared, but at the field level there was hardly
any knowledge about these guidelines, hence UPVAN has
got printed sufficient number of copies and got distributed
the same in the affected areas through its network organizations.
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