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What makes people resilient? Insights from flood prone Bangladesh

6 Sep 2016, Practical Action Bangladesh

As interest in resilience gathers momentum on the international stage, the need to address what we understand by resilience becomes more important. In Sirajganj, access to information, early warning messages, social capital like community organization, human capital like skilled volunteers, and preparedness knowledge are crucial to building people’s resilience.



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