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

@article{Paul2011HouseholdRT,
  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},
  year={2011},
  volume={57},
  pages={477-499}
}
The purpose of this research is to explore indigenous coping strategies and identify underlying demographic, socio-economic and other relevant variables that influence the adoption of coping strategies in three distinct cyclone-prone coastal villages of Bangladesh. The study finds that cyclones and induced surges are a recurrent phenomenon in coastal Bangladesh; hence people are used to adjusting their lifestyle and adopting their own coping strategies intelligently. Adoption of a particular… 
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