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Protifolon Issue 3. Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation in South Asia

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Type of Publication:
Working Papers & Briefs
Focus Region:
Asia and the Pacific
Focus Topic:
Climate / Weather / Environment
Atiq Rahman, A.; Fatema Rajabali; Mafruha Alam; Md. Masum Billah; Shah Md. Ashraful Amin

This issue focuses on how local communities in six countries in south-east Asia
are managing risk; how they are coping with and preparing for possible disaster in their villages; how people living on the flood plains of the Brahmaputra-Jamuna river in Bangladesh are coping with annual flooding; and how rice farmers in Hambantota district, Sri Lanka are dealing with increasing soil salinity.