First Phase Field Investigation for the Project “Floating Houses: Community Based Flood Resilience Innovations in Bangladesh.”

Publish Date: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 09:45

C3ER, BRAC University completed the first phase of field investigation to assess the climate change loss and damage in Bangladesh under the project titled Floating Houses: Community Based Flood Resilience Innovations in Bangladesh funded by KPMG East Africa Limited. The field survey was conducted at Kutubdia Upazila of Cox’s Bazar district from 15-30 May 2017.

During the field investigation several KIIs, FGDs, IDIs and household questionnaire surveys were conducted at the selected Upazila. The main objectives of the field visit were to collect valid information on damage to housing, damage to community livelihood and impact of the disaster on livelihood, health mobility, water supply and sanitation,  poverty and occupational vulnerability, psychosocial impact and gender, education and governance system. About 102 questionnaire surveys were conducted, which covered the household information of different classes and occupations. The survey conduction had also put a sharp concentration on the vulnerable households.