Welcome to Disaster Perception

 

Disaster perception, a non-profit volunteer organization, is working to reduce the risks by making people aware. We believe if people can perceive risk and disaster, they can manage it efficiently and, minimize the loss and damage.

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The world we live in is pretty beautiful, but nobody can escape from disaster impacts. We can’t avoid disaster but can reduce the risk of it.

Disaster perception, a non-profit volunteer organization, is working to reduce the risks by making people aware. We believe if people can perceive risk and disaster, they can manage it efficiently and, minimize the loss and damage.

As youth is the power of a nation, their involvement is crucial in any crisis management. DP appreciates youth vigor power in emergency management and humanitarian actions.

We are building a network to disseminate disaster knowledge and information to every corner of Bangladesh. Besides, we are promoting indigenous knowledge.

দুর্যোগ ঝুঁকি হ্রাস বিষয়ে ভার্চুয়াল সেমিনার ১১ অক্টোবর

১৩ অক্টোবর, আন্তর্জাতিক দুর্যোগ ঝুঁকি হ্রাস দিবস। দিবসটি উদযাপন উপলক্ষ্যে ঢাকা বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়ের ইনস্টিটিউট অব ডিজাস্টার ম্যানেজমেন্ট অ্যান্ড ভালনারেবিলিটি স্টাডিজের উদ্যোগে আগামী ১১ অক্টোবর ২০২০ তারিখ রোববার সন্ধ্যা সাড়ে ৭টায় অনুষ্ঠিত হবে ভার্চুয়াল সেমিনার। জুম...

Live Discussion on Disaster Risk Reduction

13 October. International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction. The United Nations (UN) General Assembly has designated the day to promote a global culture of disaster risk reduction (DRR). To celebrate the occasion, Disaster Perception is going to conduct a live...

Idea sharing contest on DRR will be held on 13 October

To celebrate the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, IAAS Bangladesh MBSTU is going to organize an online idea-sharing contest on disaster risk reduction on 13 October 2020. Students from any university in Bangladesh can participate in the idea sharing...

Biden Labels Trump as ‘Climate Arsonist’

Joe Biden condemns Donald Trump as a 'climate arsonist' accusing him of not heeding science. Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's remarks were meant to address the wildfires that have been raging across Western states, killed at least 35 people, and destroyed...

Web Conference on Policy Dialogue will be held on September 5-6

Centre for Women and Environmental Security (CWES), a non-profit organization, is going to organize an International Web Conference on Policy Dialogue on September 5-6, 2020. To find practical solutions to climatic fluctuations and mitigate diplomatic hornets-nest...

IDMVS new office grand opening

Dhaka University Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman inaugurated the newly constructed office of the Institute of Disaster Management and Vulnerability Studies (IDMVS) as a chief guest on February 18, 2020 at the 5th floor of Arts Building of the university....

Admission Announcement: Master of Science in Remote Sensing and GIS

Access to up-to-date information is vital for decision making in sectors like environmental monitoring, development planning, disaster management, climate change etc. Satellite remote sensing has emerged as a major source of such information that is near real-time and...

Admission Announcement: Master of Disaster Management

Institute of Disaster Management and Vulnerability Studies, University of Dhaka invites applications for admission in the Master of Disaster Management (MDM) 12th Batch Professional Degree Program for the session 2020-2021. Duration of the Program: One and a half year...

Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Adaptation – Master’s Program

Lund University The trend of increasing disasters and related losses is a truly global challenge. The changing global risk landscape due to processes such as climate change, urbanization, and the increasing complexity of modern society poses major challenges for...

Risk, Crisis and Resilience Management MSc, University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth If you can deal with day-to-day problems and remain calm in the face of a crisis, you might have what it takes to work in the field of risk and crisis management. Risk management is a crucial part of running a business, and our MSc Risk,...

CRISIS AND DISASTER MANAGEMENT MSc, University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth Are you calm under pressure, capable of lead others in the face of a crisis, and ready for an interesting, rewarding career where you can make a difference? If that sounds like you, our MSc Crisis and Disaster Management degree course could be...

Master of Disaster Management, The University of Auckland

The University of Auckland Focusing on the major issues of disaster resilience and risk reduction, the MDisMgt equips you with the applicable skills to confidently solve complex problems in high-pressure environments. We implement a holistic approach to disaster...

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When disaster strikes, it tears the curtain away from the festering problems that we have beneath them.

 

– Barack Obama

We cannot stop natural disasters but we can arm ourselves with knowledge; so many lives wouldn’t have to be lost, if there was enough disaster preparedness.

 

– Petra Nemcova

Along with tackling the linked problem of climate change, delivering global food and nutrition security is the challenge of our time.

 

– Kofi Annan

I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.

 

– John D Rockefeller

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