List of Figures
Distribution of migrants by reasons. (Source: NSS, 2012)
Bank erosion in different sections of an idealised river network. Image reproduced with permission from Florsheim et al. (2008), copyright by OUP.
Relationship between river channel migration rate and drainage area of the Lower Mississippi River. Image adapted from Hudson and Kesel (2000).
Rivers in India. (Source: http://nroer.in/gstudio/resources/imagecollection/colln/35270/)
Erosion and fill-ups of Brahmaputra River form 1966 to 2008. Image reproduced with permission from Dutta et al. (2010).
Course of river Ganga (Ganges) in West Bengal.
Channel configuration of River Ganges during the period 1776 to 2010 (all figures are not to scale). Image adapted from Sinha and Ghosh (2012).
Impact of river bank erosion
Frequency of displacement of population in Methidanga village. (Source: Chatterjee and Mistri, 2013)
Percentage of population suffering loss. (Source: Chatterjee and Mistri, 2013)
Continuous process of forced migration.
Distribution according to primary occupation. (Source: DHDR, 2007)