Risk-related Resettlement and Relocation in Urban Areas: Detailed Site Case Studies (Site Report II)

Teja Malladi, Garima Jain, Sunil Kraleti, Sushmita Ramoji, Aishwarya Balasubramanian, Greeshma Hegde 2016

Abstract:

As part of the ‘Reducing relocation risk in Urban Areas’ project which examines the various social and economic implications of climate-risk related resettlement and relocation policies in cities across three geographies (India, Uganda, and Peru, Colombia and Mexico in Latin America), IIHS team conducted a detailed field-based study in Odisha and Andhra Pradesh. This report is from the detailed primary work conducted by IIHS at the select case study sites in India in the states of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh. This report contains select cases in each of the study regions in an in-depth manner, looking at the life cycle of such projects through the decision-making processes, implementation challenges, and outcomes. This is Site Report II and must also be seen in conjunction with the following set of outputs:

  • Risk-related resettlement and relocation in urban areas: Research Framework and Summary of Findings (Site Report I)
  • Risk-related resettlement and relocation in urban areas: Detailed Site Case Studies (Site Report II)
  • Risk-related resettlement and relocation in urban areas: Data from Primary Work (Site Report III)
  • Risk-related resettlement and relocation in urban areas: Transcripts and Appendices (Site Report IV)