Bangladesh

Forecast-based Financing: Effective early actions to reduce flood impacts

Led by the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society and supported by the German Red Cross, the Bangladesh FbF project is at the forefront of experience with FbF activation and funding delivery in the Asia-Pacific region.  This case study examines the effectiveness of distributing unconditional cash grants to affected people as an early action measure in the […]

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Weather Information Board

The Meteorological Office in Bangladesh has developed an innovative Information Board to share up-to-date weather information in towns and villages in Bangladesh. The Information Board is a great combination of static and dynamic approaches to sharing digital information in an analog format. Source: Bangladesh Met Office, 2015.

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Loss & Damage – Early Lessons from the Process to Enhance Understanding of Loss and Damage in Bangladesh

This document is the result of an almost two-year engagement with the issue of loss and damage in Bangladesh. It provides an assessment of the first comprehensive process to better understand loss and damage at the national-level and presents key research findings.

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Empowering communities to prepare for cyclones

The Community Based Disaster Preparedness Programme used a pioneering approach of community-based disaster risk reduction, by mobilizing communities to become involved, equipping cyclone shelters and building people’s capacity to respond to a cyclone. The programme was run between 1996 and 2002 by the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS), with the technical and financial support of the

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Strengthening responses to climate variability in South Asia

A report from DfID and USAID looking at the root causes of vulnerability and the opportunities for strengthening resilience to combined risks of climate change and conflict in Bangladesh, India, Nepal, and Pakistan. Strengthening responses to climate variability in South Asia, April 2013 http://reliefweb.int/sites/reliefweb.int/files/resources/ClimateChange_2013_DiscussionPaper_XSum_EN.pdf

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