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.
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.
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
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
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
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.