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This issue of is titled ‘Perspectives on the Pandemic: COVID-19 in South Asia’ and brings forth different perspectives on managing the COVID-19 outbreak in South Asia. South Asia is unlike other regions in the world, it is

This research was aimed at characterizing the housing recovery measures adopted by the NGOs and local people in Koyra Upazila of Bangladesh after cyclone Aila and also at assessing the outcome of the housing recovery.

The methodology was developed to

The need to consider disaster risk reduction at the time of recovery is well-recognized. Viable disaster risk reduction measures should resolve the root causes of predisaster vulnerabilities. Accordingly, we investigated the recovery from the impact of

This study aims to improve understanding of the information and communication needs of communities in flood prone riverine and cyclone prone coastal areas of Bangladesh. The study looked at four key areas, including identifying disaster management

Cyclone Aila struck Bangladesh in 2009. Disaster managers and researchers agree that the pre-Aila vulnerabilities of the affected areas were the major reasons for the devastating damage and prolonged suffering caused by the cyclone. Since the cyclone hit

This book provides an overview of the progress made in disaster risk management (DRM) in the ten years to 2017, highlighting the achievements of particular countries such as Indonesia, Turkey, India, Bangladesh, Mexico, Nepal and Ethiopia. Each chapter

This IDS Bulletin examines the link between short-term crises – and the humanitarian responses that follow – and adaptation to climate change. It represents a call for increasing engagement between humanitarian aid and climate change adaptation

This report briefly summarises the approach to community-managed DRR at the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) in Asia, throughout assessment, planning and resource mobilisation phases to improve preparedness, response and recovery in India

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