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Title: Reading Nature’s Mind: Disaster management by indigenous peoples of Bangladesh
Authors: Irfanullah, Haseeb Md.
Motaleb, Mohammad Abdul
Keywords: Community capacity
Climate change
Climate variability
Chittagong Hill Tracts
Traditional forecasting
Traditional preparedness
Traditional knowledge
Issue Date: Jan-2011
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
IPC CodeInt. Cl.8: E04H, G01W
Abstract: The paper summarizes the traditional means of forecasting and preparing for 17 natural hazards by the indigenous communities of the Southeastern hilly region of Bangladesh, a region not well-understood in terms of impacts of natural disasters. The study records communities’ perceptions of the frequency and severity of hazards over the last decade and identified.
Page(s): 80-90
CC License:  CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 India
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Source:IJTK Vol.10(1) [January 2011]

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