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Flood hazard for developing world's urban dwellers

The risk of flooding due to climate change extends to one in five people living in urban areas in developing countries.

28/03/07

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Web-portal to spread climate adaptation measures

Experts have agreed to create an open-access web portal, providing information about climate change for those who …

07/03/07

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Scientists urge Bangladesh arsenic strategy change

International scientists call for more use of deep tube wells, urging Bangladesh to revise its policy against …

14/12/06

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Toxic rice harvested in southwestern Bangladesh

A typical daily intake of rice in parts of Bangladesh contains more toxic arsenic than the maximum recommended by …

13/07/06

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Fresh blow for Bangladeshi arsenic victims

The UK's House of Lords has dismissed a lawsuit worth millions in compensation to people poisoned by …

07/07/06

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South Asian nations plan joint bird flu strategy

The seven member states of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation will develop a common plan to …

04/05/06

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South Asia to set up disease and disaster centres

Regional centres to detect and respond to natural disasters and emerging health threats in South Asia are to be …

16/11/05

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Climate change 'increases cholera spread'

A study of Bangladeshi medical records suggests that climate change could, by causing floods or drought, increase …

04/08/05

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Science budget 'too low for Bangladesh's development'

Scientists in Bangladesh say the national budget for science, announced last week, is too low to contribute to the …

14/06/05

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India offers Bay of Bengal disaster-alert centre

At a meeting in Bangladesh last week, India offered to set up a centre that will provide early warnings of natural …

06/06/05

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Bangladesh hit by fresh outbreak of bat-borne virus

As the deadly Nipah virus breaks out for the fourth year running in Bangladesh, scientists are working to discover …

11/02/05

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Local tricks to tackle climate shifts

Meeting in Bangladesh last month, experts agreed that local knowledge would help poor communities adapt to climate …

04/02/05

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