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Combating surging seas in Bangladesh

23 May 2017, CDKN

Bangladesh is one of the most vulnerable countries in the world to rising tides, with its flat, low-lying topography and over 48% of its population living less than 10 metres above sea level. This feature looks at the challenges facing Bangladesh and the tools that could help it plan effectively for water-related disasters.



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