Volume 5, Issue 1, January 2017, Page: 12-18
Environmental Crisis of Rangpur City Corporation: A Case Study in Radhakrishnapur and South Binnatari Village
A. T. M. Zinnatul Bassar, Department of Disaster Management, Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur, Bangladesh
Md. Ahoshan Habib, Department of Disaster Management, Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur, Bangladesh
Received: Jan. 7, 2017;       Accepted: Jan. 18, 2017;       Published: Feb. 23, 2017
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijepp.20170501.12      View  5511      Downloads  90
Abstract
This research studies the environmental crisis in villages Radhakrishnapur and South Binnatari under Rangpur City Corporation. Although the villages are under City corporation area, these are deprived of the opportunities and access available for City Corporation. Moreover the areas are regularly being affected by natural disasters as flood and river bank erosion. People of the community gave a mixed perception on “Monga”, whether it is prevailing or not and they defined it by their own way. People of the community have silent conflict with the Army body on land acquisition issue. People have less access to work and a portion migrates to other areas, either inside the city or other cities to find out alternative sources of income. The researchers tried to explore the problems and crisis of the people of these two villages so that further initiatives to mitigate these can be taken.
Keywords
Environmental Crisis, Flood, River Bank Erosion, Monga
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A. T. M. Zinnatul Bassar, Md. Ahoshan Habib, Environmental Crisis of Rangpur City Corporation: A Case Study in Radhakrishnapur and South Binnatari Village, International Journal of Environmental Protection and Policy. Vol. 5, No. 1, 2017, pp. 12-18. doi: 10.11648/j.ijepp.20170501.12
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