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Flood shelters in Bangladesh: some issues from the user's perspective
Flood is an integral part of Bangladesh and so is the suffering of the people living in flood-prone areas. Unlike cyclone shelters, very few designated flood shelters exist in Bangladesh; this is because of the difference ...
In support of urban adaptation: a participatory assessment process for secondary cities in Vietnam and Bangladesh
(© 1996 Taylor & Francis Online, 2014-02-26)
Vietnam and Bangladesh are countries already impacted by weather-related extreme events. Scientific modelling projections indicate that climate change, and changes to climate variability, will increase risks for both ...
Reducing the health effect of natural hazards in Bangladesh
(© 2013 Published by Elsevier Inc., 2013-11)
Bangladesh, with a population of 151 million people, is a country that is particularly prone to natural disasters: 26% of the population are affected by cyclones and 70% live in flood-prone regions. Mortality and morbidity ...