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Bangladesh

Photo by IRP A group discussion in Dhaka on recovery planning among government officials, Fire Service & Civil Defence Directorate of Bangladesh and IRP

Bangladesh forges ahead on recovery

19 Jun 2015, IRP

Bangladesh, one of the most hazard-prone and climate-vulnerable countries in the world, is widely recognised as a leader in tackling the threat of disasters. Prevention efforts since cyclones in 1970 and 1991 include the construction of cyclone shelters and the creation of a community-based early warning network. Partnerships are key to the success of their recovery, with the private sector a key player...


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