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NEWS | Raising Tsunami Awareness and Preparedness in Bangladeshi Schools

1 March 2018: The long coastal belt of Bangladesh is vulnerable to Tsunamis but not many people are aware of it. UNDP Bangladesh with the financial support from the Government of Japan has initiated a project on awareness raising on tsunamis among the school children. Five schools were selected from the tsunami vulnerable regions of Cox’s Bazar and Moheshkhali Upazilla to assess schools' tsunami risk, develop schools' emergency plans and conduct evacuation drills. Read more>>


NEWS | Bangladesh among 18 Asia-Pacific Countries to Participate in a Regional Tsunami Preparedness Project

10 July 2017 - Japan Pledges $1.5 million for Tsunami Awareness and Disaster Risk Information in Asia-Pacific. The project is implemented by the United Nations Development Programme and funded by the Government of Japan. Read more>>


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Final Results in Bangladesh:

students, teachers and members of school administration have participated in the drills

schools have organized tsunami education, developed evacuation plans, conducted drills


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Shairi Mathur
Disaster Risk Reduction Specialist,
UNDP Bangkok Regional Hub
 : shairi.mathur@undp.org



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