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Satkhira Unnayan Sangstha (SUS)



The Satkhira Unnayan Sangstha (SUS) climate resilience and adaptation program is the collective effort from different project activities to address climate change issues by capacity building in south-west coastal communities of Bangladesh.  The projects span a variety of areas such as loss of livelihoods, health threats, homelessness and the effects of climate-related disasters such as cyclone, tidal flooding, sea level rise and subsequent salinity ingress, drought and river erosion.

Action pledges 

Capacity building in south-west coastal communities of Bangladesh to cope with climate change

Further information

Documentation on local coping strategies to climate change impact

Regional focus Least Developed Countries
Sector Business
Education and training
Food security, agriculture, forestry and fisheries
Human health
Oceans and coastal areas
Science, assessment, monitoring and early warning
Water resources
Adaptation delivery activity Capacity building
Climate-resilient development planning
Communications and awareness-raising
Disaster risk reduction
Early warning systems
Financial support
Humanitarian assistance
Knowledge management
Monitoring and evaluation
Pilot adaptation programmes/projects
Risk/vulnerability mapping
NWP work area Adaptation planning and practices
Climate related risks and extreme events
Data and observations
Economic diversification
Socio-economic information
Technologies for adaptation
Climate hazards Drought
Storms/tropical cyclones
Operational scale Community-based

Organizations, institutions and private sector companies at all levels and in a wide range of sectors can become engaged with the NWP by becoming a partner and making Action Pledges. Information about how organizations can become engaged with work on adaptation under the NWP can be found here.