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Bangladesh: Capacity Building on Space Technologies for Floods

Bangladesh: Capacity Building on Space Technologies

UN-SPIDER organised a a Capacity Building Programme in Bangladesh from 12 to 16 May 2013 on topic “Space Technology for Flood Hazard Mapping, Flood Forecast and Rapid Mapping in Bangladesh&rd

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 22/05/2013 - 10:05
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23.7099
longitude: 
90.4144

International Charter activated for Cyclone Mahasen in Bangladesh and Myanmar

Flood area map created by the International Charter for Bangladesh in 2009

On 15 May, 2013, UNITAR/UNOSAT, on behalf of UNOCHA, activated the International Charter Space and Major Disasters to obtain satellite-derived image-products for the impact of tropical cyclone Maha

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Fri, 17/05/2013 - 12:10
latitude: 
23.685
longitude: 
90.3563

Bangladeshi Cyclone Preparedness Programme (CCP)

A massive cyclone with wind velocity 62 m/sec accompanied by a storm surge 6-9 m in height struck Bangladesh in 1970, killing an estimated 500,000 people.

Survey of Bangladesh (SOB)

The Survey of Bangladesh (SOB) is the national surveying and mapping agency for Bangladesh. The agency functions under the Ministry of Defence and is headed by the Surveyor General of Bangladesh.

Bangladeshi Comprehensive Disaster Management Programme

Bangladeshi Comprehensive Disaster Management Programme The Comprehensive Disaster Management Programme is a project led by the Ministry of Food and Disaster Management of Bangladesh.

Bangladeshi Space Research and Remote Sensing Organization (SPARRSO)

SPARRSO was established in 1980 as an autonomous organisation of the Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh.

Bangladeshi Meteorological Department

The Bangladesh Meteorological Department is the authorised Government organisation for all meteorological activities in the country.

Bangladeshi Centre for Environmental and Geographic Information Services (CEGIS)

The Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh established the Centre for Environmental and Geographic Information Services (CEGIS) as a public trust in 2002.

Bangladeshi Department of Relief and Rehabilitation

The Department of Relief and Rehabilitation is a department within the Ministry of Food and Disaster Management (MoFDM) of Bangladesh.

Bangladeshi Disaster Management Bureau (DMB)

DMB is a small dynamic professional unit at national level in Bangladesh to perform specialist support functions working under the authority of high–level Inter-Ministerial Disaster Managemen