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    • Flood '98 and BRAC - a case study on three slums in Dhanmandi area of Dhaka city 

      Rashid, Sabina; Halder, Shantana R (BRAC Research and Evaluation Division (RED), 1998-10)
      This study is on Kathal Bagan, Bou Bazaar and Hazaribagh slums in Dhanmondi Area in Dhaka city of Bangladesh. It describes mainly the suffetings of the slum dwellers during floods, their coping strategy, the extent of ...
    • The urban poor in Dhaka City: their struggles and coping strategies during the floods 

      Rashid, Sabina (BRAC Research and Evaluation Division (RED), 1998-09)
      Poorer groups are exposed to increased vulnerabilities during periods of floods. Some of the difficulties faced by them include loss of possessions, fears of extortion and looting, and separation from their social network. ...
    • Volunteerism in disaster management: case of Bangladesh 

      Khan, Aminul Kawser (BRAC University, 2018)
      Volunteering is generally considered as an altruistic activity and is intended to promote good or improve human quality of life. In return, this activity produces a feeling of self-worth and respect; however, there is no ...