Urban Risks



        Taranjot K Gadhok
       Chief Projects , Hudco
The Urbanizing World
•   By the year 2025, half the world’s population will reside in
    Urban areas and 90% of this woul...
Increasing Mega cities




In 1950 ten of the 15 most populous cities were in industrial countries.
by 2015 there will be ...
Urban Risks and DRR
Urban Risks and DRR
Urban Risks and DRR
Urban Risks and DRR
Urban Risks and DRR
Urban Risks and DRR
Urban Risks and DRR
Urban Risks and DRR
Urban Risks and DRR
Urban Risks and DRR
Urban Risks and DRR
Urban Risks and DRR
Urban Risks and DRR
Urban Risks and DRR
Urban Risks and DRR
Urban Risks and DRR
Urban Risks and DRR
Urban Risks and DRR
Urban Risks and DRR
Urban Risks and DRR
Urban Risks and DRR
Urban Risks and DRR
Urban Risks and DRR
Urban Risks and DRR
Urban Risks and DRR
Urban Risks and DRR
Urban Risks and DRR
Urban Risks and DRR
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Urban Risks and DRR

  1. 1. Urban Risks Taranjot K Gadhok Chief Projects , Hudco
  2. 2. The Urbanizing World • By the year 2025, half the world’s population will reside in Urban areas and 90% of this would be in developing nations • Most troubling manifestation of this transformation is the growth of mega-cities. • There would be 100 mega cities(pop>10million) in the world. • India’s major concern is mere numbers • Growth of Urban population is twice the rate of its total population.Major growth in 1 million cities which have increased from 23 in1991 and to around 35 by 2001
  3. 3. Increasing Mega cities In 1950 ten of the 15 most populous cities were in industrial countries. by 2015 there will be only three mega-cities in industrial countries among the top 15 An Era of mega-cities …..

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