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Rain Water Harvesting: a community based adaptation option

Scarcity of safe drinking water is one of the major problems in saline prone coastal and drought affected north-western regions of Bangladesh. This problem will be aggravated further in future by the climate change impacts.

Rainwater harvesting is one of the best adaptation option which is being practicing by local communities. This may reduced drinking related problem.

Source: Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies and the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

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