Mohammad Abdul Quader

VULNERABILITY OF THE SUNDARBANS DUE TO CLIMATE CHANGE IN BANGLADESH

This study endeavors to decipher the possible affects on the Sundarbans due to rapid climate change by reviewing the existing literature, interviews with experts and forest officials and FGD with different stakeholders. Increase in salinity, sea level rise natural calamities etc. are the main vulnerabilities of the Sundarbans.

Khulna University

Assessing risks from cyclones for human lives and livelihoods in the coastal region of Bangladesh

As a disaster prone country, Bangladesh is regularly hit by natural hazards, including devastating cyclones, such as in 1970, 1991 and 2007. Although the number of cyclones’ fatalities reduced from 0.3 million in 1970 to a few thousand or fewer in recent events, loss of lives and impact on livelihoods remains a concern. It depends.. Read More

Assessing Risks from Cyclones for Human Lives and Livelihoods in the Coastal Region of Bangladesh

As a disaster prone country, Bangladesh is regularly hit by natural hazards, including devastating cyclones, such as in 1970, 1991 and 2007. Although the number of cyclones’ fatalities reduced from 0.3 million in 1970 to a few thousand or fewer in recent events, loss of lives and impact on livelihoods remains a concern. It depends.. Read More

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