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Taking health care to Pakistan flood survivors

Taking health care to Pakistan flood survivors

Sep 16, 2014

16 September 2014 - ACT member CWS-PA is sending doctors to flood survivors in the wake of disastrous floods and landslides in Pakistan

ACT Alliance awards best work to mitigate the effects of climate change

ACT Alliance awards best work to mitigate the effects of climate change

May 22, 2013

The ACT Alliance Climate Change Award for 2013 was given May 21st to RDRS Bangladesh for best practice in its project, alleviating poverty through disaster risk reduction, which has been implemented in North West part of Bangladesh.

Nepal training advances local and global tactics to tackle climate change

Nepal training advances local and global tactics to tackle climate change

Apr 24, 2013

Members from eight Asian countries met last week in Nepal to share their experiences and develop strategies on how to better influence governments to address climate change.

Back donors enhance capacity of aid and development work

Back donors enhance capacity of aid and development work

Jan 16, 2013

The benefits of working with back donors go beyond funding relief and development work.

Women farmers take on climate change

Women farmers take on climate change

Sep 18, 2012

A new study, “Women Farmers Adopting to Climate Change,” highlights how the phenomenon affects men and women differently – and can exacerbate already existing gender inequalities.

Midwives Improve Lives for Mothers and Children

Midwives Improve Lives for Mothers and Children

Apr 20, 2012

ACT member PWRDF supports maternal and child health and preventive health programs in Bangladesh as part of PWRDF’s CIDA-funded health sector program

COP17: ACT member awarded best climate film in Durban

COP17: ACT member awarded best climate film in Durban

Dec 06, 2011

COP17: ACT member awarded best climate film in Durban

COP17: ACT member awarded best climate film in Durban

COP17: ACT member awarded best climate film in Durban

Dec 06, 2011

A humorous take on the serious consequences of climate change

Tornado in India

Tornado in India

Apr 19, 2010

Devastating tornado in Bihar and Bengal destroys thousands of homes and kills more than 130

Bangladesh: a volatile life on a volatile island

Bangladesh: a volatile life on a volatile island

Mar 08, 2010

At any moment, a severe storm could wash away the land of small island-dwellers.

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About Bangladesh
  • Population: 162.2 million (UN, 2009)
  • Capital and largest city: Dhaka
  • Area: 143,998 sq km (55,598 sq miles)
  • Major language: Bengali
  • Major religions: Islam, Hinduism
  • Life expectancy: 65 years (men), 67 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 taka = 100 paisa
  • Main exports: Garments, fish, jute goods, leather products
  • GNI per capita: US $520 (World Bank, 2008)