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The impact of natural disasters on women: a case study from Bangladesh

Rahman, Md. Habibur and Alam, Khurshed (2016) The impact of natural disasters on women: a case study from Bangladesh. South Asia @ LSE (19 Feb 2016). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

As the frequency and severity of natural disasters increases due to climate change, thousands of Bangladeshis are being forced to adapt their homes and livelihoods to try and minimise the damage. In a recent study, Md. Habibur Rahman and Kurshed Alam looked specifically at the impact of cyclones on women in coastal communities. They found that although women and adolescent girls are the most vulnerable in disaster situations, they also play a key role in both disaster risk reduction and rehabilitation efforts.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/southasia/
Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General)
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
Sets: Collections > South Asia @ LSE
Date Deposited: 28 Apr 2017 12:22
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2019 05:28
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/74783

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