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LIVING CONDITIONS OF THE CLIMATE MIGRANT IN URBAN SLUMS: IMPLICATION FOR THE FOOD SECURITY

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Author Name: Karisma Amjad
Research Area: Social Welfare
Volume: 07
Issue: 02
Page No: 37-45
Emailed: 1
Total Downloads: 244
Country: Bangladesh
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Displaced people living in urban slums usually create most of the urban crises in Bangladesh. Climate-migrants start living in urban slums are in search of better and secure life. But urban slums located mostly in low lying environmentally hazardous area coupled with inadequate facilities like food, shelter, sanitation, health care make their life even worse. This paper is a descriptive type of quantitative study conducted at Dhaka to review socioeconomic living condition of slum dwellers and their consumption pattern, while it has been found that majority of them can’t afford nutritious food which is expensive to them. Growing up Children is the vulnerable groups in society in terms of climate change, movement, haphazard growth and unhealthy environment are the target group for this research. The target group of interview schedule is mothers of the children who are supposed to be well informed about children’s food intake and health status while purposive sample size of 75. Planned migration and secured socioeconomic factors are suggested through this paper to lessen exposure to further poverty and food insecurity of urban poor.