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.
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 The Comprehensive Disaster Management Programme is a project led by the Ministry of Food and Disaster Management of Bangladesh.
SPARRSO was established in 1980 as an autonomous organisation of the Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh.
The Bangladesh Meteorological Department is the authorised Government organisation for all meteorological activities in the country.
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.
The Department of Relief and Rehabilitation is a department within the Ministry of Food and Disaster Management (MoFDM) of Bangladesh.
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
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