Experts urged to ratify Minamata Convention to phase out mercury-added products পারদযুক্ত পণ্যের ব্যবহার বন্ধে মিনামাতা কনভেনশন অনুমোদনের আহ্বান সেন্টমার্টিন সৈকতে প্লাস্টিকের আগ্রাসন 72 birds die eating pesticide-treated masakalai Educate girls to save the planet শিশুর সর্দি-কাশি সারানোর ঘরোয়া উপায় 50 Books All Kids Should Read Before They’re 12 24 thousand under 5 children die of pneumonia in Bangladesh annually গ্রিনহাউস গ্যাস কমানোর লক্ষ্যে নানা উদ্যোগ Maldives: Eco-friendly product export destination for Bangladesh

Science-based info can help reduce loss in disaster

Administrative officials and development activists at a post-rally discussion there yesterday mentioned dissemination of science-based information can be an effective means of substantially reducing loss of lives and property caused by the natural disasters, reports BSS. They viewed there is no scope of preventing occurrence of natural catastrophe but there is scope of reducing damage and other casualties caused by them through the best uses of modern technologies and communications. Besides, the persons with disabilities and other challenged people should be given priority in the activities and process of disaster reduction as they become more victimized in any disaster. District administration organized the discussion at Rajshahi College Auditorium to mark the National Disaster Preparedness Day-2017 in association with various development organizations. "All time preparedness for Disaster to bring Sustainable Development" was the main theme of the day. Deputy Commissioner of Rajshahi Kazi Ashraf Uddin and Principal of Rajshahi College Prof Habibur Rahman addressed the discussion as the chief and special guests respectively with Additional Deputy Commissioner (General) Md Salahuddin in the chair. In his welcome speech, Md Alauddin, District Relief and Rehabilitation Officer, highlighted the significance of the day and good collaboration and coordination towards mitigation of loss of life and asset of any disaster. He also put forward a set of recommendations on how to substantially reduce risks and losses caused by the disasters.

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