Storm-Surge Flooding in Chittagong City and Associated Risk

by M. Mozzammel Hoque,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: North American Water and Environment Congress & Destructive Water


Chittagong, the biggest seaport and the second largest city of Bangladesh, is highly prone to storm-surge floodings. The paper will highlight the extent of the storm-surge floodings and the risk associated with the flooding in the Chittagong metropolitan area.

Subject Headings: Floods | Urban areas | Developing countries | Storm surges | Risk management | Ports and harbors | Bangladesh | Asia

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