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Children and Climate Change in Bangladesh

I am conducting my research on children-focused disaster risk reduction (DRR) programs and how they enable children to reduce vulnerabilities to the climate-induced hazards like flood and cyclones. Bangladesh is a disaster-prone country due to climate change.  According to a report on DRR for Bangladesh, climate experts predict that climate-induced hazards like floods and cyclones…

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Index-Insurance: Should Policy Makers target Financial Inclusion as a Climate Change Adaptation Strategy for Bangladesh’s rural Poor?

The residents of Khulna and Barisal Divisions, in Southern Bangladesh, are some of the most resilient in the world. Cyclones, storm surges, salinization, rising sea level, flood and erosion threaten livelihoods, health and the broader development agenda of the region. NGOs here aim to provide knowledge, skills and opportunities to people living with climate change…

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Migration experiences in the Bhola slum

For the last 2 months I have been engaged in field work for my Masters thesis. I have spent several days in the Bhola slum in Dhaka to learn about the migration experiences of the people living here, the majority of them having lost their land to the river. Bangladesh is a country of human…