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Professor Mahbuba Nasreen wins Gender and Disaster Award

19 Jul 2016, REACH

Professor Mahbuba Nasreen is this year's winner of the Mary Fran Myer’s Gender and Disaster Award. Her pioneering doctoral research focused on the experiences of rural Bangladeshi women in coping with floods. Mahbuba has shown great commitment to high-level international policy work related to gender and disaster response and disaster risk reduction.


General Facts
  • Population: 3,938 million (2005)
  • Density: 124 per sq km
  • Total Area: 31,870 sq km (X 1,000)
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
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