GCC plans to form disaster management committees at every ward

Dhaka,  Fri,  18 August 2017
Published : 29 Sep 2016, 20:39:44

GCC plans to form disaster management committees at every ward

Our Correspondent

GAZIPUR, Sept 29: The authorities of Gazipur City Corporation (GCC) have taken an initiative to form disaster management committee at its every ward.

The committees will be formed according to the Disaster Management Act 2012. CARE Bangladesh in assistance with its local partner organisation 'Village Education Resource Centre (VERC)' will provide assistances to form the committees through Building Resilience of the Urban Poor (BRUP) Project.

The committees will follow disaster warnings and review the situation and take appropriate actions in co-operation with local communities during any disaster.  

Acting mayor of GCC Asadur Rahman Kiron disclosed these today in the first meeting of the corporation's disaster management committee here.

Director (Training and Research) of Disaster Management Department Harun Or Rashid Mollah presented the keynote paper on standing order on disaster and roles and responsibilities of disaster management committee.

Project manager of BRUP Project Mohammed Kamrul Hasan and CEO of GCC K M Rahatul Islam was present on the occasion.


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