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Hydro-meteorological Vulnerability in the Coastal Belt of Bangladesh: Strategies for Risk Reduction by Education and Increased Awareness.
Coastal belt of Bangladesh is most vulnerable to hydro-meteorological disasters due to a number of hydro-geographic and geological features like geographical location,
The hydro-meteorological disasters which usually occur in Bangladesh include flood, drought, tropical cyclone and storm surge, untimely rainfall, riverbank erosion, landslide, storm, salinity intrusion, tornado and sea level change etc.
The real development is not possible without mainstreaming disaster risks reduction programmes in the development process.
Disaster education can make the people at risks informed of how to save own life, family, property and environment from the deadly impact of hydro-meteorological disasters.