Country: Bangladesh

Past disaster eventsEM-DAT listing of disaster events in BangladeshDisaster statistics from UN-ISDR and CREDRisk country profile from Index for Risk ManagementDisaster response and management data from ReliefWebGovernment policiesHFA Progress Reports, government plans, and government statements and Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper – http://www.unisdr.org/partners/countries/bgdRed Cross + civil societyIFRC appeals and info bulletins for Bangladesh

Standard Guideline for Disaster Prone Housing of Bangladesh

Context and Rationale of the Guideline Bangladesh is predisposed to numerous natural extremities due to its geographic location and meteorological features. Every year, the country faces multiple exposures to extreme natural phenomena that significantly affect the inhabitants’ overall livelihood. Predominantly housing is the most affected paradigm, facing the utmost adverse impacts of nature. Although Bangladesh …

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Technical Shelter Workshop 2014, Bangladesh – IFRC Shelter Research Unit

Institutional Context of the Workshop IFRC Shelter Research Unit (SRU) conducted research on technical aspects of implemented shelter solutions in Bangladesh, between 2011 and 2013, based on prior research done in Bangladesh by IFRC after Cyclone Sidr and in the frame of the ‘Shelter Solutions’ approach developed within the IFRC SRU with as one of …

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COVID-19: Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience and its Framework

The Asia Pacific Disaster Resilience Centre invites the 2nd International Forum and Disaster Resilience on the topic: “COVID-19: Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience and its Framework” Date: 3 July 2020 Time: 13:00 – 18h30 (GMT+9, Seoul Time) Connection: https://event.voiceboxer.com/event/rcnbtr/login      

Take immediate action for air pollution by industrial hazardous odor in Bangladesh

Take immediate action for air pollution by industrial hazardous odor in Bangladesh Mohammad Ariful Islam (Volunteer), Dhaka, November 19, 2019 “The odor or smell is caused by any substance in the air, the smell we get. The odor may be pleasing or unpleasant” In general, most substances that cause airborne odors and the harmful odors …

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Asian Pacific Urban Resilience Hub – Resources

The Asian Pacific Urban Resilience Hub develops guidance material, case studies, and reports to help National Societies in the region to be prepared.  Find the latest resources in the following list: Building resilience in Asia and the Pacific (2010) The IFRC Road Map to community resilience (2017)  Asian Pacific Urban Resilience Hub https://preparecenter.org/activities/asian-pacific-urban-community-resilience-hub#overlay-context=resources/asian-pacific-urban-resilience-hub-resources

WMO Statement on the State of the Global Climate in 2018

The World Metereological Organization (WMO) marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the WMO Statement on the State of the Global Climate, which was first issued in 1194. The 2019 edition treating data for 2018 marks sustained international efforts dedicated to reporting on, analysing and understanding the year-to-year variations and long-term trends of a changing climate. Some …

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