Activities Related to Disaster Management for Earthquake in Bangladesh

suraiya begum

Abstract


Earthquakes are related to faulting and tectonic instability of an area. Lying in the confluence of India –Burme-Eurishya plate; Bangladesh is extremely prone to earthquake . A strong earthquake affecting the major cities like Dhaka, Sylhet, Chittagong, may result in severe damage and long term   consequences for the entire country. Different organizations like Ministry of Disaster Management & Relief (MDMR), Disaster Management Bureau (DMB), National Center for Earthquake Eng.(NCEE),  Bangladesh Meteorological Dept.(BMD),Bangladesh University of Eng. & Technology (BUET), University of Dhaka(DU), Chittagong University of Eng. & Technology etc. play a major role in earthquake risk mitigation to help the economic planning and Sustainable development of the country

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ISSN : 2251-1563