Disaster Management

Disaster Management

Sustainable Development Goals

Coastal women need extra healthcare

It is not only the farmer families of Pirojpur who are suffering from the impact of climate change. It is more or less the same in the coastal areas of Barguna, Satkhira and Chattogram

Women of the coastal region are particularly vulnerable to the impact of climate change

Rehabilitate people of the devastated coastal area

Assistance will first have to be given to the worst affected before anything else.

Rehabilitate people of the devastated coastal area

Cyclone Yaas

Coastal areas need durable embankments

With cyclones and other manifestations of climate change becoming more common, damage control is essential. New coastal embankments must be built, rather than repairing the old ones.

Coastal areas need durable embankments

Disaster management’s branch offices to remain open Wednesday

The branches or sub-branches of the National Disaster Response Coordination Centre (NDRCC) and Cyclone Preparedness Programme (CPP) of the ministry of disaster management and relief will remain open ...

Disaster management’s branch offices to remain open Wednesday

‘Bangladesh prepared to face cyclone Yaas’

State minister for disaster management and relief Mohammad Enamur Rahman has said that all preparations have been completed to deal with the approaching cyclone Yaas

‘Bangladesh prepared to face cyclone Yaas’

Another cyclone is coming, alerts PM Hasina

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday urged all to remain alert as cyclone 'Yaas' may hit Bangladesh in a couple of days

Another cyclone is coming, alerts PM Hasina

Rana Plaza disaster

Picturing Bangladesh

The pictures are painful – but then the event was extraordinarily painful, a national trauma that persisted long after the rubble had been cleared.

A volunteer rescuer, Mohammad Mobarak Hossain, during the rescue operation at Rana Plaza. 
28 April 2013

Virtual roundtable

'Coordination among different departments can improve urban disaster management'

Bangladesh lags a bit behind in managing urban-centric disasters. But coordination among the concerned agencies can ensure progress

'Coordination among different departments can improve urban disaster management'

Relief assistance

Govt allocates Tk 250,000 per union for the poor

More allocations in case the Covid-19 restrictions continue for long

Govt allocates Tk 250,000 per union for the poor

Women take the lead in disaster management

Former UN general-secretary Ban Ki-moon and Indian prime minister Narendra Modi lauded Bangladesh’s disaster management.

CPP volunteers take part in a showdown in Cox's Bazar
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