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Booktitle:

Climate Risk

Vulnerability Assessment of Climate Risks: A Case Study on Shyamnagar, Sathkhira, Bangladesh

LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing (2013-02-02 )

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ISBN-13:

978-3-659-33866-3

ISBN-10:
3659338664
EAN:
9783659338663
Book language:
English
Blurb/Shorttext:
The present study focuses the assessment of vulnerability due to climate risks especially cyclone at Shyamnagar union, Shyamnagar Upazilla, Satkhira district under Bangladesh. The method is based on quasi-experimental study design and mainly on systematic sampling in focus group discussion approach involving 100 respondents. The major findings of this research are eastern parts of the study area are highly risky. Main occupations of peoples of the study area are agriculture (25%) and Shirmp cultivation (20%). The production of agriculture (40%) is reducing and fisheries are floating (55%) due to cyclone. Actually, the southern part of the study area is less vulnerable. The eastern part of the study area is highly risky, central part is moderately risky, and western part is low risky for cyclonic disaster. Hybatpur, Dadpur, Chandipur is affected by cyclone and storm surges .The intensity of various hazards is high in Kaylanpur, Chingrekhali, Kashipur village. The trend analysis shows that the cyclonic frequency, temperature and salinity are increasing whereas ainfall, Plant and animals are decreasing.
Publishing house:
LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Website:
https://www.lap-publishing.com/
By (author) :
Md. Wahiduzzaman, Alea Yeasmin
Number of pages:
60
Published at:
2013-02-02
Stock:
Available
Category:
Geosciences
Price:
49.00 €
Keywords:
Climate Risk

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