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Risks and Adaptation Strategies for Climate Change: A Community-Based Assessment Study in the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh

  • Salma Mamtaz
  • Md. Mahbub Murshed
  • Mohammod Asaduzzaman
  • Md. Nazrul Islam
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Part of the Springer Climate book series (SPCL)

Abstract

The Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHTs) of Bangladesh are the most disadvantaged and vulnerable regions in the country in terms of geographical settings and almost all major development indicators, such as income, employment, poverty, health, water and sanitation, education, and access to infrastructure. The area is mainly inhabited by indigenous communities, who depend on the hill resources for their livelihoods.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Salma Mamtaz
    • 1
  • Md. Mahbub Murshed
    • 1
  • Mohammod Asaduzzaman
    • 2
  • Md. Nazrul Islam
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Geography and Environmental StudiesUniversity of ChittagongChittagongBangladesh
  2. 2.Department of Geography and EnvironmentJahangirnagar UniversityDhakaBangladesh

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