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Which city gets India's 1st Comprehensive City-Level Flood Forecasting And Warning System?

[A]. Mumbai
[B]. Kolkata
[C]. Pune
[D]. Hyderabad

Answer: Option B


Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) launched a Flood Forecasting and Early Warning System (FFEWS) for Kolkata City. It is also India's first comprehensive city-level FFEWS. It will reduce economic loss and impacts on livelihood and improve flood awareness and safety at the community level. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) funded the design and implementation of the FFEWS through a $1 million technical assistance to KMC from its Urban Climate Change Resilience Trust Fund under the Urban Financing Partnership Facility.

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