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River Erosion and Health Hazards


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The purpose of this research was to find out the nature of health hazards caused by river erosion and analysis patterns of economic and social adaptation among river-bank erosion-induced displaces in Dacope Upazila under Khulna District of Bangladesh.The need to integrate hazard analysis and mitigation with the broader economic and social context is discussed.It is argued that the capacity of people to respond to environmental threats is a function of not only the physical forces which affect them,but also of underlying economic and social relationships which increase human vulnerability to risk.People are very vulnerable in the study area owing to river erosion.In the study area,nearly every one of the respondents (91.67%) were ill health the greater part of the people (65.8%)collected drinking water from the ponds. large amount (79.2%) were victim of Diarrhea and Dysentery, half of the population (39.2%)were Illiterate (30.8%) were involved in daily labour,(46.67%) possessed income range between BDT 1001 to 2000.So time has come,a new era has begun, we have to address problems, faced by the victims of river erosion and have to take proper initiatives for their development.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC81644
AuthorS.M. Mehedi Hasan,P.K. Ghosh and Farzana Sultana
Number of Pages72
Publishing Year2011-12-15T00:00:00.000
Edition1 st
Book TypeSociology
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
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Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com2015-10-08 00:00:00
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