Bangladesh: Coping with river bank erosion: What should we focus on?

Source(s): Daily Star, the - Bangladesh

"River bank erosion contributes immensely to the marginalisation process of a large number of people of the country by displacing households and adversely affecting their social and economical circumstances, triggering the flow of migration and increasing urban poverty as consequences," write Mohammed Norul Alam Raju and Afroza Taznin in the Daily Star.

The writers are Nation Urban Coordinator at World Vision Bangladesh and, GIS Analyst at Helen Keller International, respectively.

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