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The Role of Women in Adaptation to Flood Hazard

Afroza Taznin

ISBN 10: 3659198587 / ISBN 13: 9783659198588
Published by LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
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Paperback. 56 pages. Dimensions: 8.7in. x 5.9in. x 0.1in.From historcal background, women are most vulnerable to natural hazards in Bangladesh like flood. Women are encountered by different kinds of vulnerabilities in pre, post and during floods including social, political, economical and physical vulnerabilities. In this backdrop, women take necessary measures for adapting with flood related hazards. This book aims to look at the role of women in adaptation to flood hazard. The book finds, wome are vulnerable to disasters due to inadequate education, knowledge, vulnerable living places and lack of awareness. The study observed that well equiped shelter centre, long and short term knowledge dissemination training, awareness session on food management and adoptation strategies can protect women from vulnerabilities in disasters. If necessary measures can be taken, women can play an effective role in disaster management in Bangladesh, particularly in flood related disaster. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9783659198588

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Title: The Role of Women in Adaptation to Flood ...

Publisher: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing

Binding: Paperback

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Book Type: Paperback

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From historcal background, women are most vulnerable to natural hazards in Bangladesh like flood. Women are encountered by different kinds of vulnerabilities in pre, post and during floods including social, political, economical and physical vulnerabilities. In this backdrop, women take necessary measures for adapting with flood related hazards. This book aims to look at the role of women in adaptation to flood hazard. The book finds, wome are vulnerable to disasters due to inadequate education, knowledge, vulnerable living places and lack of awareness. The study observed that well equiped shelter centre, long and short term knowledge dissemination training, awareness session on food management and adoptation strategies can protect women from vulnerabilities in disasters. If necessary measures can be taken, women can play an effective role in disaster management in Bangladesh, particularly in flood related disaster.

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Afroza Taznin is working in development sector in Banglades for last four years. She has completed post graduation in Geography and Environment and currently doing Ph.D in Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh. She completed fellowship with UNEP-EPLC. Afroza Taznin aims to work in Gender and Disaster Management, GIS and Remote Sensing in future.

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