Nurmia: "If we had left earlier ..." - A Gibika Photofilm

In examining evacuation behaviour and decision-making in the face of environmental threats to Bangladesh, it quickly becomes clear how important it is for climate-change adaptation plans to include local inputs. Talking to the people about their experiences and perceptions of disaster risks can uncover unexpected views. One study site from our nationwide research painfully demonstrates this point: Mazer Char, a delta island in Pirojpur district, is located about 330 kilometres southwest of Dhaka, Bangladesh’s capital.

 

Copyright: Sonja Ayeb-Karlsson, UNU-EHS

15 August 2017

 

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