Flash Flood Risk and Resilience Analysis of Tanguar Haor Adjacent Areas


  • Khan Towfiqul Islam Lecturer, Department of Geography and Environment, Shahjalal University of Science & Technology, Sylhet-3114, Bangladesh
  • Islam Md. Risadul Islam Post Graduate Research Student, Department of Geography and Environment, Jahangirnagar University, Savar-1342, Bangladesh
  • Mehrun Chy. Mansura B.Sc Research Student, Department of Geography and Environment, Shahjalal University of Science & Technology, Sylhet-3114, Bangladesh


Flash flood, Vulnerability, Probability, Risk and Resilience


Bangladesh faces various types of natural hazards from its birth due to geographical location and physiographic sitting. Flood is the most common event among them. North-eastern part of Bangladesh faces flash flood almost every year with large scale of damage. Tanguar Haor, a famous ramsar site of Bangladesh located in Sunamganj district. This wetland adjacent areas are the most vulnerable zone in terms of flash flood hazard. About more than 80% people are the direct victim of this hazard. This study tries to assess the risk and resilience status of flash flood using risk and resilience assessment matrix. To accomplish this research both primary and secondary data have used. Through this work the comparative view between risk and resilience status has tried to represent. That shows the actual penetration of the depth of risk reduction policy making to improve the condition and minimize the losses of flash flood in the study area.


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How to Cite

Islam, K. T. ., Islam, I. M. R. ., & Chy. Mansura, M. . (2020). Flash Flood Risk and Resilience Analysis of Tanguar Haor Adjacent Areas. International Journal of Sciences: Basic and Applied Research (IJSBAR), 51(1), 84–97. Retrieved from https://www.gssrr.org/index.php/JournalOfBasicAndApplied/article/view/10983