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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.

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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)