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Mangroves as protection from storm surges in Bangladesh (English)

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 of this ecosystem-based protection is often hindered by the scarcity of location-specific information on the protective capacity of mangroves. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8251 NOV 21, 2017

Dasgupta,Susmita; Huq,Mainul; Khan,Zahirul Huque; Islam,Md. Saiful; Hasib,Md. Raqubul Disclosed