We have measured livelihoods vulnerability indices for four disaster prone zones in Bangladesh, namely saline, flood, flash flood and drought. A total of 2558 households were surveyed to collect data on socio-demographics, livelihoods, social networks, health, food and water security, natural disasters and climate variability.
Million tons of waste glass is being generated annually all over the world. Once the glass becomes a waste it is disposed as landfills, which is unsustainable as this does not decompose in the environment. Glass is principally composed of silica.
Traditional or folk medicinal practitioners (Kavirajes) administer primary healthcare to most of the rural population in Bangladesh. They utilize medicinal plants for various formulations to treat diverse ailments. The medicinal plants used by the Kavirajes vary considerably from region to region.