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Bangladesh is among the most vulnerable countries to climate change as two-thirds of its land area is prone to flooding, and its coastlines are exposed to storm surges and tidal floods. The government has established climate change cells in each ministry to incentivize climate mainstreaming...

Informal service delivery in localities like Bombay Hotel are not possible without the covert compliance of the state. Bombay Hotel is a settlement located next to the Pirana garbage dump on Sarkhej-Narol highway. The residential area of the settlement is spread over about 1 sq.km comprising...

Poster, Theme 6, Disaster risk reduction. Coping with flooding in informal settlements in rapidly urbanising peripheries in the Mumbai region, Nidhi Subramanyam, International Development Research Centre, Canada (2016). Presented at the international conference Adaptation Futures 2016, Rotterdam...

The country's climate vulnerability is closely tied to its aridity and high level of water scarcity. The government has identified six key sectors as particularly vulnerable: water and wetlands; agriculture; sea level rise, the coastal zone and fisheries; tourism; health; and disaster risk...

Eco-bio-social factors may increase or decrease a community's susceptibility to vector-borne disease
transmission. Traditional studies have contributed information about the association between eco-bio-social
factors and health outcomes, but few have provided this information in an...

The South African state has an understanding of civic solidarity that seeks a common good. Referred to in the literature as "social cohesion," this is an idea that is said to be a preventative force against violence in communities. Researchers in this study however find that the community of...

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