A two day symposium titled “Disaster Risk Reduction: Towards a Disaster Resilient Bangladesh through Integrated Cooperation” was virtually held recently.
Over 100 participants from home and abroad took part in the event organised by BUET-JIPDUS.
The symposium started off by presenting the potential of Japan’s advancement through the nationwide application of the EEW system.
Prof Dr AFM Saiful Amin presented the possibility of developing an EEW system for Bangladesh and he described the current capacities of the Bangladesh Meteorological Department. Prof Satya Prasad Majumder, vice-chancellor of BUET, inaugurated the opening ceremony as the chief guest.