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Local solutions for local COVID-19 problems: community activism in Bangladesh

Huda Sakib, Nurul and Sajedur Rahman, Mohammad (2020) Local solutions for local COVID-19 problems: community activism in Bangladesh. South Asia @ LSE (20 May 2020). Blog Entry.

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Bangladesh has a good track record of fighting natural disasters with community involvement. Whether its floods or cyclones, Bangladesh citizens have consistently organised themselves to provide support to some of the most vulnerable in society. But how are they coping with the coronavirus pandemic? Here Nurul Huda Sakib and Mohammad Sajedur Rahman (Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka) explain how communities are facing up to the challenges lockdown has imposed.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2020 The Authors
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
Date Deposited: 16 Jun 2020 13:33
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 10:33

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