Tuesday, March 05, 2013

Handbook on Climate Change and Disaster Resilient Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Practices

This handbook focuses on safe water supply, sanitation and hygiene practice and considers specifically the rural context of Bangladesh which we can learn from. It (i) presents the basic concepts of disaster risk and climate change; (ii) explains the basic concepts of safe water, sanitation and hygiene; (iii) discusses the regional variations in the effects of climate change affects and disaster risks in the context Bangladesh; (iv) discusses the adverse impacts of climate change and disaster on natural, social and health environment; and (v) discusses existing national policy structures and institutional system for ensuring safe water, sanitation and hygiene practice as well the strategies to cope with the climate change and disaster induced uncertainties.

The handbook is available at: http://www.preventionweb.net/files/31324_31324climatechangeanddisasterresili.pdf

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