Impact of Dam Construction (2)

In this article we will discuss Impact of Dam Construction (2)

  • Displacement of Communities:
  • The construction of dams often leads to the displacement of local communities.
  • This can result in the loss of homes, lands, and livelihoods, which can be particularly devastating for marginalized communities such as indigenous people, farmers and fisherfolk. Example:
  • Around 1,500 people were displaced and affected by the backwaters of Sardar Sarovar Dam.

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