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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1993)

Document title

Flood control failures in a Third World city : Benin City, Nigeria - Some environmental factors and policy issues

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

ODEMERHO F. O. ;

Abstract

The aim of this study is to examine some of the environmental factors and policy issues responsible for flood control failures in Benin city, a typical Third World city. First, it highlights some of the obvious errors of omission and/or commission as well as identifies those critical environmental factors and the direction for policy reorientation in the mitigation of the flooding problems. Second, it provides a new framework that includes conservation principles in flood control packages for Third World planners

Source

Article of periodic

published at : GeoJournal / ISSN 0343-2521 / CODEN GEOJDQ

Editor : Springer, Heidelberg - ALLEMAGNE (1977)

Millesime : 1993, vol. 29, no4 [pp. 371-376]

Bibliographic references : 9 réf.

Collation : Illustration ;

Language

Anglais

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 17887

Tous droits réservés © Prodig - Bibliographie Géographique Internationale (BGI), 1993.
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