Bangladesh: Coping with Climate Change

DATE OF ENTRY

16 October 2011

PROJECT STATUS

Ongoing

LATITUDE / LONGTITUDE

23.685 / 90.3563

This Oxfam project targets poor communities vulnerable to climate change, by (1) encouraging them to grow fast-growing or water-resistant crop varieties and to store harvest for times of crisis; (2) encouraging women to participate in community groups dedicated to climate change preparedness and adaptation; (3) training community members in disaster coping; (4) making sure vulnerable households have adequate water and sanitation facilities; (5) making sure vulnerable households have enough emergency medicine, food and fodder assistance to survive crises; (6) helping families whose houses have been destroyed to rebuild; and (7) raising awareness of water-borne diseases such as diarrhea and dysentery.

Contact Details

Project Type: 
Non-Governmental