Disaster Risk Management

International Conference on Disaster Risk Management ICDRM 2019
Background Disaster risk management is now considered as a globally important topic and global efforts are being made to mitigate disasters through integration of different stakeholders. Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (2015-2030) adopted seven global targets and four priorities for substantial reduction of disaster risk. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) (2016-2030) addressed disaster risk reduction under its Goal 11. Global target 11.5 of SDG is directly linked to disaster risk reduction and protection of vulnerable people. Existing and rapidly growing densely populated urban areas of most developing countries are not facilitated with adequate safety measures. Major disasters like Cyclone Sidr
Infrastructure And Housing Expert, Dhaka, Bangladesh
National Urban Poverty Reduction Programme (NUPRP) will provide support towards contributing to balanced, sustainable growth and reduction of urban poverty in Bangladesh. NUPRP will work nationwide and cover poor people living in slums and informal settlements in cities and towns in Bangladesh. Selected NUPRP cities/towns will either be City Corporations and Class a Pourashavas. NUPRP will initially focus on 12 cities/ towns in Phase 1. NUPRP intends to contribute to more effective inclusive urbanization in Bangladesh. Recognizing the complexity of inclusive and climate smart urban development, the expected outcomes of the programme relate to different levels of intervention: national, municipal