People With Vulnerabilities To Cyclone In The Coastal Area Of Bangladesh: An Overview

  • Abdul Karim Gazi Department of Sociology, University of Barishal, Barishal 8200, Bangladesh
Keywords: Bangladesh, Cyclone, Vulnerability, Vulnerability Mitigation


Purpose of the study: Cyclone is a common disaster in Bangladesh because of affecting the coastal area almost every year. The intention of this paper is to explore the vulnerability to cyclone and the possible way of mitigating vulnerability in the coastal area of Bangladesh.

Methodology: This study is a content analysis of qualitative research and has been conducted on the basis secondary data, collected through content analysis and historical method of data collection on the basis of title and objectives.

Main findings: Only socio-economic factors aren’t responsible for making and rising vulnerability in coastal areas, rather physical, environmental, geographical setting and cultural factors are responsible. Besides, after cyclone there are various problems to take proper steps, the author has discussed a process of emergency action after cyclone and argued that the collaboration between government and NGOs can mitigate vulnerability.

Applications of the study: This study is useful for them who want to know about vulnerability to cyclone in the coastal area of Bangladesh and the Governmental and Non-governmental organizations.

Originality of the study: The author has concluded that this study will help to take step to reduce vulnerability to cyclone and to whom who would like to help to vulnerable people of the coastal area of Bangladesh and study on vulnerability.


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How to Cite
Gazi, A. K. (2019). People With Vulnerabilities To Cyclone In The Coastal Area Of Bangladesh: An Overview. International Journal of Social Sciences and Economic Review, 1(3), 80-91.