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Coordination Committee for Rescue Operation of Building Collapse at Savar by MoDMR

Situation Report on Building Collapse in Savar by NDRCC

Situation Report on Building Collapse in Savar by DMIC

Draft report on Enviornment Manaement Framework(SNSP)

 

Corrigendum Notice

Harmonized Training Curriculumn for DRR

Procurement of Computer, Laptop, GIS equipment, GPS etc.

Disaster Situation Report

UN-SPIDER TAM (Technical Advisory Mission) Report. (Use of Space Information in Disaster Management)

Disaster Management Act-2012

Notification of Award (NOA)

National Essay Competition for IDDR-2012. Please see the advertisement

Recruitment of a Specialist

Earthquake Awareness Materials

 

Bangladesh is mainly alluvial deltaic plain divided into three zones, namely hills, terraces and flood plain based on geomorphology and physiographic. The country has an approximate area of 147,570 sq.km. bounded between 20º34´ to 26º38´ N latitude and 88º01´ to 92º 41´ E longitude and has 4,685 km. long boundary unique geographical location in South Asia forming lower part of the basins of three mighty rivers , the Padma (Known as the Ganges in India), the Brahmaputra and the Meghna. Bangladesh with its fragile state of economy depends predominantly on agriculture which has strong linkage with seasonal weather systems. The land is frequently visited by natural hazards of which floods, cyclones with accompanying storm surges, droughts, tornadoes, river-bank erosions and earthquake are the most disastrous to mention. Bangladesh, which is also in close proximity with the Himalayas , have a long history of seismic tremors. Four great earthquakes of magnitude exceeding eight during 1897, 1905, 1934, 1950 and another 10 earthquakes exceeding magnitude belt during the last 100 years. The colossal losses of lives and properties caused by natural disasters with repeated frequency in short intervals make Bangladesh is one of the most disaster prone country in the world.

 

 

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