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The very severe cyclonic storm “Fani” over west-central bay and adjoining area moved north-northeastwards further over west-central bay and adjoining northwest bay (lat. 17.8°n, long. 84.9°e) and was centered at 06 pm today (02 may 2019) about 910 km southwest of Chattogram port, 885 km southwest of cox’s bazar port, 735 km southwest of Mongla port and 760 km southwest of Payra port. [Special Bulletin of Bangladesh Meteorological Department] It is likely to intensify further, move in a north-northeasterly direction, cross Odisha coast of India by afternoon of 03 may 2019 and then moved north-northeasterly direction over Odisha-West Bengal coastal
Progress in Disaster Science focuses on integrating research and policy in disaster research, and publishes original research papers and invited viewpoint articles on disaster risk reduction; response; emergency management and recovery. A key part of the Journal’s Publication output will see key experts invited to assess and comment on the current trends in disaster research, as well as highlight key papers. In addition, the Journal will welcome original research into new innovations and approaches, with the following emphasis: Holistic perspectives on disaster research:The journal will focus on all aspects of disaster research; from pre-disaster preparedness to post disaster relief, recovery
The International Journal of Disaster Response and Emergency Management (IJDREM) provides a forum through which researchers, professionals, practitioners, policy makers, university students, and alike from multidisciplinary backgrounds including social sciences, behavioral sciences, environmental sciences, engineering, geography, management, public policy, and emergency management can share emerging knowledge and disseminate study findings in all aspects of disaster and emergency studies. The journal provides a means to exchange the latest ideas and concerns on the disaster studies. Topics Covered Contingency disaster planning and management Disaster planning Disaster preparedness and mitigation Disaster recovery and sustainability Disaster response and public policy Disaster risk reduction and
Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness is the first comprehensive and authoritative journal emphasizing public health preparedness and disaster response for all health care and public health professionals globally. The journal seeks to translate science into practice and integrate medical and public health perspectives. With the events of September 11, the subsequent anthrax attacks, the tsunami in Indonesia, hurricane Katrina, SARS and the H1N1 Influenza Pandemic, all health care and public health professionals must be prepared to respond to emergency situations. In support of these pressing public health needs, Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness is committed to the medical
Relief Web: Since 25 August 2017, over 738 000 Rohingya refugees escaping violence and persecution in Myanmar have settled in camps, settlements and within host communities in Cox’s Bazar district, Bangladesh, bringing the total number of refugees in the area to nearly 907 000 by December 2018, which is more than three times the number of the host population in the district. The growing refugee population has had a heavy impact on the lives and livelihoods of the local populations in Ukhiya and Teknaf upazilas – already among the poorest in Bangladesh. In 2018, almost 1.3 million people were food insecure in Cox’s
The Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies The Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies is a Department of Defense executive education institution that educates, empowers, and connects current and future leaders from the IndoPacific region. The Center offers in-resident courses, workshops, and dialogues in Honolulu and the IndoPacific region, and conducts policy-relevant research to build security capacity and collaboration. DKI APCSS addresses traditional and non-traditional security issues, including the relationship between governance and the security sector; transnational threats such as organized crime, terrorism, violent extremism, and trafficking; maritime security; crises; analytical security assessments; and whole-of-society collaboration
University of Twente The Department of Geo-Information Processing (GIP) is a vibrant and multi-disciplinary team that develops methods and techniques to produce actionable geoinformation. Our work supports knowledge generation and decision-making for societal problems characterized by changes in space and time. Job description You will conduct international high-quality research and contribute to developing the departmental research portfolio. You will teach Masters level coursework and supervise MSc theses in the various (joint) educational programmes the department is involved in, including the international MSc Cartography. You will also contribute to the development of new courses including face-to-face, blended learning, and distance learning,
University of Twente The Department of Geo-Information Processing (GIP) is a vibrant and multi-disciplinary team that develops methods and techniques to produce actionable geo-information. Our work supports knowledge generation and decision-making for societal problems characterized by changes in space and time. Job description You will mainly teach Masters level coursework, supervise MSc theses, and contribute to the development of new courses including face-to-face, blended learning, and distance learning, preferably based on open source solutions. You will undertake educational management and administration tasks within the department. You will acquire and/or participate in educational and capacity building projects. Your profile You possess
Dhaka University (DU) authorities have received Taka 1 million as a donation to increase the capital of “Mirza Mohammad Abdullah and Begum Badrunnesa Memorial Scholarship Fund” at the university. President of Dhaka University Alumni Association (DUAA) AK Azad handed over a cheque to DU Treasurer Prof. Dr. Md. Kamal Uddin today January 29, 2019, at the Vice-Chancellor’s office to enhance the capital of the fund. [Press Release] Vice-Chancellor of Dhaka University Prof. Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman, Daughter of late Mirza Mohammad Abdullah and Director of the Institute of Disaster Management and Vulnerability Studies of DU Prof. Dr. Mahbuba Nasreen and Acting
A 36-Hours (3 Credits) Certificate Course on Understanding Disaster Risk and Resilience ended at State University of Bangladesh (SUB) on January 19, 2019, with 30 participants from public, corporate and development sectors including Armed Forces and Diplomatic Mission. [Press Release] The certificate awarding ceremony started with Professor Ar. Shamsul Wares, Dean, School of Science and Technology, SUB in the chair and hosted by Dr. Khan Ferdousour Rahman, Associate Professor and Head, Department of Environmental Science at SUB and also the Course Director Professor Dr. Md. Sayeed Salam, Vice Chancellor, SUB was present as Chief Guest and handed over certificates among