Participatory Action Research (PAR) on Building-For-Safety Options for Low-Income Housing in Flood-prone Rural Areas of Bangladesh

This paper discusses current research projects supported by the Grameen Trust and the Housing & Hazards (H&H) HEL (Higher Educational Link) between BUET and the University of Exeter, UK in which Participatory Action Research (PAR) methods are followed for developing building-for-safety construction options for low-income rural housing in flood-prone areas of Bangladesh.