By Salim Momtaz
Experiencing weather swap in Bangladesh: Vulnerability and model in Coastal Regions offers a conceptual and empirical framework for realizing the vulnerability of coastal groups in Bangladesh to a number of stressors and provides the method wherein rural families adapt their livelihoods.
The livelihoods of the bad humans in lots of constructing nations are disproportionately susceptible to a number of shocks and stresses. the results of weather switch interacting with those livelihood disturbances additional enlarge human vulnerability. destiny weather switch is probably going to worsen this precarious state of affairs.
This e-book deals an outstanding framework for interpreting the method and elements of model of rural livelihoods to a altering hydro-climatic surroundings and provides empirical proof of livelihood model on the neighborhood point.
The ebook creates a knowledge-base for the small island constructing states (SIDS) experiencing comparable socio-economic and weather conditions. additionally fills a industry desire via offering a conceptual framework, case reviews, and reflections on classes discovered from coverage responses for vulnerability relief and version to weather variability, extremes, and change.
- Presents an analyses-based model to weather swap in a holistic manner that takes into consideration social, financial, and environmental stressors and their interrelationships
- Examines synergy among catastrophe possibility relief, weather swap variation, and social safeguard within the context of Bangladesh
- Provides examples of successes and screw ups in weather switch edition valuable for constructing nations in related situations
- Fills a marketplace desire by means of delivering a conceptual framework, case experiences, and reflections on classes discovered from coverage responses
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1 INTRODUCTION The purpose of this chapter is to introduce the case study area and the backdrop of socio-ecological and institutional settings in the coastal areas of Bangladesh. After a brief overview of the physical setting of the coastal areas in the next section, this chapter goes on to describe the important socioeconomic features of the coastal zone in general and the southwestern region in particular. The subsequent section analyzes the information on potential future climate variability and changes and their likely damage to the coastal areas of Bangladesh.