Bangladesh

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Bangladeshi transgender (third gender) members are distributing leaflets and face mask for health awareness.
Already struggling to access work, education and other basic rights, trans and intersex people in Bangladesh are at greater risk from climate threats like floods and cyclones.
Thomson Reuters Foundation, trust.org
Riksha drivers walking through the flooded streets in Bangladesh in 2020.
State of the Planet collected expert comments to learn more about what conditions may be behind these recent tragic disasters, how climate change is contributing to heavier downpours, and how societies can adapt in an increasingly inundated world.
Columbia University
Rikscha drivers cycling through flood water in India.
Scientists say climate change is a factor behind the erratic and early rains that triggered unprecedented floods in Bangladesh and northeastern India, killing dozens and making lives miserable for millions of others.
PhysOrg, Omicron Technology Ltd

DRR Community in Bangladesh

Governance

Sendai Framework Focal Point

Sendai Focal PointMinistry of Disaster and Relief

National Platform

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National policies and plans

2019

In Bangladesh’s current context of development spree, it is very important to formulate and implement development plans taking into consideration the disaster risk management factors. With that aim, disaster risk management has been incorporated into all

Bangladesh - government
2010

The Bangladesh Standing Orders were prepared with the objective of making the concerned persons understand their duties and responsibilities regarding disaster management at all levels, and accomplishing them. All Bangladesh Ministries, Divisions

Bangladesh - government
2010

This plan is an outcome of the national and international commitments of the Government of Bangladesh (GoB) and the Disaster Management and Relief Division (DM&RD) for addressing the disaster risks comprehensively. It has been developed on the basis of

Disaster Management Bureau

Risk and governance profile(s)

Cover and title of publication
2021
This atlas aims to promote the sustainable development of Bangladesh’s agriculture and water resources sectors and their various components, by enhancing the understanding of stakeholders.
Asian Development Bank
Coverpage of "Hotter and more humid with erratic rainfall: Climate change in Bangladesh"
2021
This paper discusses climate change in Bangladesh, as the country is getting hotter and more humid with erratic rainfall. Bangladesh is associated with having six seasons; however, the distinct features of these seasons are becoming increasingly blurred.
World Bank, the