HYOGO FRAMEWORK COUNTRIES & REGIONS THEMES & ISSUES HAZARDS PROFESSIONAL RESOURCES
Subscriptions: RSSEmail

Bangladesh

Can we measure the ability to 'bounce back' from disasters?

17 Jul 2014, Practical Action Bangladesh; TRF

In disaster risk reduction efforts, new technologies or systems are often introduced to a community to make them resilient against disasters. These things can help the community face disasters better, making the communities more ‘robust’ or improve use of resources, making people more ‘resourceful’...


National Platform

Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Flood 1988 45,000,000
Flood 2004 36,000,000
Flood 1984 30,000,000
Flood 1987 29,700,000
Drought 1983 20,000,000
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.
Training & Events in Bangladesh
 
Neighbouring Countries


Create your own view of country national HFA progress by selecting, sorting and comparing the data and information you wish to see. View it online or download a spreadsheet.

Officially declared national coordinating multi-sectoral and inter-disciplinary mechanisms for advocacy, coordination, analysis and advice on disaster risk reduction.