Assessing the Status of Flood Hazard on the Bank of Mohana River in Kailari Rural Municipality

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Sanjay Shah
A. K. Mishra
Aithal P. S.


Purpose: Kailali holds number of rivers originating from Mahabharat range and Chure range which get flooded every year, causing high losses of agricultural land and the flooding at community level. In order to identify and understand the probable risks in the study area and the methodologies followed to get rid of the flood risk or to protect the land and community from the effect of flood.

Design/Methodology/Approach: The study was conducted during the period from March 2022 to May 2023. Field observation, in-depth interview, focus group discussion and questionnaire survey were the major tool applied for the investigation.

Findings/Results: The study found that the flood is the major hazard, and the earthquake is the minor one. River encroachment is the major one problem of the river training works and inadequate people’s awareness is the minor one. The river down to Chure carries lots of sediment and thus increasing the bed loads. Thus, Chure protection programs must be effectively executed so that the lower plain will be sediment less and the inundation of land will be reduced.

Originality/Value: The paper contributes on the effective ways to protect community from flood hazards

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Sanjay Shah, A. K. Mishra, & Aithal P. S. (2024). Assessing the Status of Flood Hazard on the Bank of Mohana River in Kailari Rural Municipality. International Journal of Case Studies in Business, IT and Education (IJCSBE), 8(2), 54–68.

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