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Bangladesh

Let nature play a role in climate adaptation, experts urge

13 Dec 2014, TRF

Saleemul Huq, an advisor at the Lima talks for the Least Developed Countries group, representing nearly 50 of the world's poorest countries, said the northwest Bangladesh communities who have begun farming fish in the wet season to raise their incomes are also benefitting from better-protected floodplain forests...


National Platform

Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Flood 1988 45,000,000
Flood 2004 36,000,000
Flood 1984 30,000,000
Flood 1987 29,700,000
Drought 1983 20,000,000
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.
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