Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation in South Asia

Policy Brief / Strategy Brief

Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation in South Asia

AUTHORS: Atiq Rahman, A.; Fatema Rajabali; Mafruha Alam; Md. Masum Billah; Shah Md. Ashraful Amin (Editors)

PUBLISHED DATE

May 2012

RESOURCE

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. Read more: Building resilience, reducing risk : http://www.dfid.gov.uk/r4d/pdf/outputs/ids/protifolon_3.pdf