Household response to cyclone and induced surge in coastal Bangladesh: coping strategies and explanatory variables

  title={Household response to cyclone and induced surge in coastal Bangladesh: coping strategies and explanatory variables},
  author={Shitangsu Kumar Paul and Jayant Kumar Routray},
  journal={Natural Hazards},
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