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Dhaka

RESOURCES

Organisations, Programmes, and Projects

International Centre for Climate Change and Development

Description: research group based in Dhaka

http://www.icccad.net/

Reports and Policies

Dhaka and Western Zone Transmission Grid Expansion Project, Asia Development Bank

Description: climate risk and vulnerability assessment

https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/linked-documents/51137-003-sd-01.pdf

Flood Risk Management in Dhaka: A Case for Eco-Engineering Approaches and Institutional Reform, Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery

Description: integrating flood management into urban planning

https://www.gfdrr.org/en/publication/flood-risk-management-dhaka

Academic Articles

Haque, Anika Nasra, Grafakos, Stelios, & Huijsman, Marijk. (2012). Participatory integrated assessment of flood protection measures for climate adaptation in Dhaka. Environment and Urbanization, 24(1), 197-213.

Description: multi-criteria analysis of flood measures on the eastern fringe

https://doi.org/10.1177/0956247811433538

Araos, Malcolm, Ford, James, Berrang-Ford, Lea, Biesbroek, Robbert, & Moser, Sarah. (2016). Climate change adaptation planning for Global South megacities: The case of Dhaka. Journal of Environmental Policy & Planning, 19(6), 682-696.

Description: qualitative case study of climate change preparedness

https://doi.org/10.1080/1523908X.2016.1264873

Ahmed, Farhana, Moors, Eddy, Khan, M. Shah Alam, Warner, Jeroen, & Terwisscha van Scheltinga, Catharien. (2018). Tipping points in adaptation to urban flooding under climate change and urban growth: The case of the Dhaka megacity. Land Use Policy, 79, 496-506.

Description: case study of flood exposure under different urbanization and climate change scenarios

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landusepol.2018.05.051

Zinia, Naeema Jihan, & McShane, Paul. (2018). Ecosystem services management: An evaluation of green adaptations for urban development in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Landscape and Urban Planning, 173, 23-32.

Description: surveys to understand perceptions of green roofs

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landurbplan.2018.01.008

Dasgupta, Susmita, Zaman, Asif, Roy, Subhendu, Huq, Mainul, Jahan, Sarwar, & Nishat, Ainun. (2015). Urban Flooding of Greater Dhaka in a Changing Climate: Building Local Resilience to Disaster Risk (Directions in Development--Environment and Sustainable Development). Washington, DC: World Bank.

Description: book aiming to improve flood resilience policies

http://hdl.handle.net/10986/22768

Alam, M. J. (2014). “The organized encroachment of land developers”—Effects on urban flood management in Greater Dhaka, Bangladesh. Sustainable Cities and Society, 10, 49-58.

Description: case study of violations of land-use regulations by developers

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scs.2013.05.006

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