Community, disability and response to disaster mitigation in Bangladesh

RAHMAN, Salma
MALLIK, Shahid
Publication Date 
2007
6 p

This paper is prepared based on a study where some selected qualitative tools i.e. focus group discussion (FGD), case study and in-depth interviews, besides a questionnaire survey, were employed to understand the disability issue in relation to climate change, disaster preparedness and response activities including injury care in Bangladesh. The study found that in pre- and post- super-cyclone Sidr situation, no attention was paid to the disability issue

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