Social vulnerability to environmental hazards in the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna delta, India and Bangladesh

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dc.contributor.author Das, Shouvik
dc.contributor.author Hazra, Sugata
dc.contributor.author Anisul, Haque
dc.contributor.author Rahman, Munsur
dc.contributor.author Nicholls, Robert J.
dc.contributor.author Ghosh, Amit
dc.contributor.author Ghosh, Tuhin
dc.contributor.author Salehin, Mashfiqus
dc.contributor.author de Campos, Ricardo Safra
dc.date.accessioned 2021-03-24T14:17:44Z
dc.date.available 2021-03-24T14:17:44Z
dc.date.issued 2020-11-21
dc.identifier.issn 2212-4209
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10625/59779
dc.description.abstract This detailed study provides the first analysis of social vulnerability across the entire coastal delta within Bangladesh and India. Three main conclusions emerge: 1) there is a cross-shore social vulnerability gradient throughout the delta with more vulnerable people living near the coast 2) non-agricultural development and economic expansion have reduced vulnerability significantly 3) shocks due to major cyclone landfall appear to have increased vulnerability in the impacted areas. Section 1 identifies the gaps in literature; Section 2 provides detailed administrative, demographic and socio-economic characteristics of the study area; Section 3 describes data and methods; Section 4-6 present results, discussion and conclusions. en
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dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Elsevier Ltd. en
dc.relation.ispartof International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction 53 (2021) 101983 en
dc.subject GANGES-BRAHMAPUTRA-MEGHNA en
dc.subject DELTAS en
dc.subject VULNERABILITY en
dc.subject DEMOGRAPHICS en
dc.subject VULNERABLE GROUPS en
dc.subject COASTAL AREAS en
dc.subject CLIMATE CHANGE VULNERABILTY en
dc.subject CLIMATE POLICY en
dc.subject FLOODING en
dc.subject ACCESS TO SERVICES en
dc.subject BANGLADESH en
dc.subject INDIA en
dc.subject SOUTH ASIA en
dc.title Social vulnerability to environmental hazards in the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna delta, India and Bangladesh en
dc.type Journal Article (peer-reviewed) en
idrc.project.number 107642
idrc.project.componentnumber 107642002
idrc.project.componentnumber 107642003
idrc.project.title Deltas, Vulnerability, and Climate Change: Migration as an Adaptation en
idrc.copyright.holder © 2020 Published by Elsevier Ltd.
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idrc.rims.adhocgroup IDRC SUPPORTED en
dc.relation.journal International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction
idrc.recordsserver.bcsnumber IC36-1643402171-284715


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