Bookcover of The Role of Women in Climate Change Induced Disaster
Booktitle:

The Role of Women in Climate Change Induced Disaster

Adaptation and Strategies - A Case Study in Khantakhali Village of Barisal District, Bangladesh

LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing (2012-10-16 )

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ISBN-13:

978-3-659-27529-6

ISBN-10:
3659275298
EAN:
9783659275296
Book language:
English
Blurb/Shorttext:
Bangladesh is at a great risk from global climate change impacts because of its very low elevation and exposure to various climate related hazards. During natural disasters women are more likely to suffer the consequences than men. The new perspective in disaster studies acknowledges women as a fundamental organizing principle in social life and hence in all disaster contexts. Women who are more vulnerable to disasters tend to get less exposure in relation to the understanding and participation in disaster management issue. The word climate change is not clear to all the people in Khantakhali village although they have been observing the changes in the nature. The perceived these changes and expressed in varies ways such as extreme heat in summer, too cold in winter. In Khantakhali village Women bear multiple responsibilities at home but they play an important role in climate change induced disaster management. When women become aware of the adverse effects of climate change, they will be more willing to make the requisite sacrifices that everyone needs to make in order to vital role in adaptation and strategies in disaster management.
Publishing house:
LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Website:
https://www.lap-publishing.com/
By (author) :
Silvia Parveen Dalia
Number of pages:
88
Published on:
2012-10-16
Stock:
Available
Category:
Other
Price:
49.00 €
Keywords:
climate change, disaster management

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