From Rains to Floods: A Case of Chennai in 2015

Authors

  • Anjana Vencatesan Chennai Resilience Center, India

Abstract

In 2015, the Indian city of Chennai witnessed one of the worst flooding events due to single event heavy rainfall followed by disaster mismanagement. The understanding of the event has morphed from a heavy-rains event to larger issues of climate change and flooding in public memory.

Author Biography

Anjana Vencatesan, Chennai Resilience Center, India

Anjana Vencatesan is a research associate at the Chennai Resilience Centre and a consultant at Care Earth Trust Chennai. She is a graduate of Sciences Po Paris, specialized in global risks and South Asia, working on themes of environmental risks, resilience, and deep seas governance.

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Published

2021-07-01

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Summer