Journal of Geology & Geophysics

Journal of Geology & Geophysics
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SHM Fakhruddin

SHM Fakhruddin

Politecnico Di Milano

  • Research Article
    Community Capacity and Needs Assessment on Flood Early Warning - A Case Study in Bangladesh
    Author(s): SHM Fakhruddin and Francesco BallioSHM Fakhruddin and Francesco Ballio

    In Bangladesh, household and community response to extreme recurring events like flood is a factor of the extent of their vulnerability, the intensity of the hazard, and their level of capacity. If people are informed ahead in time of the flood, more actions they can take to prepare to reduce their risks and vulnerability. Flood early warning depends on the ability of relevant national, local and community institutions capacities to understand, interpretation, dissemination and response performance. Interruption in one single stage would fail the overall early warning system. Thus community capacity and need assessment is essential to design a robust and effective early warning system. This paper illustrates community capacity and need assessment on flood warning system through understanding people’s perception on floods, existing warning and dissemination system, vulnerabilitie.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2329-6755.1000135

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