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Mangroves as protection from storm surges in Bangladesh (English)

Abstract

Mangrove forests can reduce the vulnerability of adjacent coastal lands from storm surges by slowing the flow of water. Although the potential utility of mangroves in disaster risk reduction is increasingly recognized by coastal managers, efficient use... See More +

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  • Dasgupta, Susmita; Islam, Md. Saiful; Huq, Mainul; Khan, Zahirul Huque; Hasib, Md. Raqubul;
  • 2017/11/21 09:35:03
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS8251
  • 1
  • 1
  • Bangladesh
  • South Asia
  • 2017/11/21 09:30:22
  • Disclosed
  • Mangroves as protection from storm surges in Bangladesh
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