Author(s): Asib Ahmed
Book Name: Flood risk management in South Asia
Editor(s): O.P. Mishra, Mriganka Ghatak and Ahmed Kama
Publisher: SAARC DISASTER MANAGEMENT CENTRE (SDMC)
The paper attempts to fid out the adjustment practices of women with flod in Ganges Dependent Area (GDA) of Bangladesh. The study area is amongst the flod prone area of Bangladesh which is mostly dependent on the river Ganges (in Bangladesh, The Padma). The sources of the river are in the Himalayas, support rich ecosystems and irrigate million hectares of lands, thereby supporting some of the highest population densities in the world. The aim of this paper is to portray the adjustment procedures of women in Ganges Dependent Area of Bangladesh. Besides, the study also suggests some measures to deal with the flod disaster in the study area.
Ahmed A. (2012) 'Women’s Adjustment with Flood in Ganges Dependent Area of Bangladesh', In Flood risk management in South Asia, O. P. Mishra, Mriganka Ghatak & Kamal Ahmed (Eds.) SAARC Disaster Management Center, New Delhi, India, December, 2012