How has DFID helped the people of Bangladesh escape hazards associated withe river flooding?

Bangladesh id a relatively low-lying developing nation. As well as suffering from coastal flooding, much of the land is at risk from river flooding, which also brings much-needed nutrients in the form of river sediment.

You can find the overall development plan for Bangladesh from 2007 to 2009 here:

http://www.dfid.gov.uk/pubs/files/BICAPfina20070903public.pdf

Ond DFID backed project is helping people who live on islands or “chars” in the Ganges-Brahmaputra River:

http://www.clp-bangladesh.org/

This has helped deal people cope with floods such as those in 2007:

http://www.dfid.gov.uk/news/files/floods.asp

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