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Bangladesh

Think small to weather big storms

16 Jan 2018, FP

Thanks to booming populations, rapid urbanization, and accelerating changes in our climate, the costs related to heat wave disasters will almost certainly keep rising, as will the frequency of intense hurricanes, recurrent flooding, and raging wildfires. Learning from past disasters, a number of countries are investing in disaster risk reduction.




Neighbouring Countries

Officially declared national coordinating multi-sectoral and inter-disciplinary mechanisms for advocacy, coordination, analysis and advice on disaster risk reduction.