Societal impacts and vulnerability to floods in Bangladesh and Nepal

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Tanvir H. Dewan (2015)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: Weather and Climate Extremes, volume 7, pages 36-42 (issn: 2212-0947)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.wace.2014.11.001
  • Subject: Flood vulnerability | Flood coping behavior | Meteorology. Climatology | QC851-999 | Indigenous practices | Flood impact | Climate change

Bangladesh and Nepal lie between the Himalayas and low-lying coasts of the Bay of Bengal and are traversed by hundreds of rivers and tributaries. Historical data shows that, since 1970, the scale, intensity and duration of floods have increased in Bangladesh and Nepal, ... View more
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