Bangladesh has a history of extreme climatic events claiming millions of lives, and the number of people displaced from their homes due to riverbank erosion, permanent inundation and sea level rise is increasing rapidly every year. A lack of awareness and coordination about disaster preparedness, climate change and its impact make the population even more susceptible to the effects of natural disasters.
Providing relief to disaster-affected populations was one of the very first goals we began our journey with. We focus on minimising the effects of climate change and reducing vulnerability through:
- Improving our institutional response capacity
- Building disaster risk reduction capacity at the community level
- Improving adaptability and coping ability through predictive research, information transfer and education