Climate Awareness and Adaptation Efficacy for Livelihood Security against Sea Level Rise in Coastal Bangladesh

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Dealing with livelihood security in the face of future climate change requires concerted efforts from various actors including the local people. How they would respond largely depends on their adaptation efficacy, an individual’s perceived ability to initiate adaptive response. Various factors influence people’s climate adaptation efficacy including their climate awareness. People’s climate awareness is manifested through their familiarity with, perception of, and knowledge about climatic events.

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Storm Surge Global Environmental Change Adaptation Efficacy Salinity Intrusion Livelihood Security 
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  1. 1.Regional and Rural Development Planning, School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD)Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)BangkokThailand

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