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Vulnerability of bangladesh to cyclones in a changing climate : potential damages and adaptation cost (English)

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This paper integrates information on climate change, hydrodynamic models, and geographic overlays to assess the vulnerability of coastal areas in Bangladesh to larger storm surges and sea-level rise by 2050. The approach identifies polders (diked areas... See More +

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  • Dasgupta, Susmita; Huq, Mainul; Khan, Zahirul Huq; Ahmed, Manjur Murshed Zahid; Mukherjee, Nandan; Khan, Malik Fida; Pandey, Kiran;
  • 2010/04/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS5280
  • 1
  • 1
  • Bangladesh
  • South Asia
  • 2010/07/01
  • Vulnerability of bangladesh to cyclones in a changing climate : potential damages and adaptation cost
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