BSS-46 Enamur for advance preparedness to minimize loss of disaster

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ENAMUR-DISATER-RISK-REDUCTUION DAY

Enamur for advance preparedness to minimize loss of disaster

DHAKA, Oct 9 , 2019 (BSS) – State Minister for Disaster Management and
Relief Dr Md Enamur Rahman today laid emphasis on advance preparedness to
mitigate the loss of natural disasters.

He made the remarks during a mock exercise on earthquake and fire accident
at National Institute of Traumatology and Orthopedic Rehabilitation commonly
known as Pangu Hospital, marking the International Day for Disaster Risk
Reduction.

“Bangladesh is a vulnerable country because of its geographical location.
Hurricane, flood, earthquake are very common natural disasters in our
country. Advance alertness can minimize the losses,” he said.

The loss of life and property has been reduced to a great extent as the
government has procured many modern equipment and developed technology to
deal with disasters, ” Enamur added.

Senior secretary of the ministry Md Shah Kamal, secretary of health
department Md Asadul Isalm, Director of Pangu Hospital Prof. Abdul Goni
Molla, among others, spoke on the occasion.

BSS/PR/TIT/RY/20:18 hrs