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[EVENT] Informative Event - Education and Prospects for Sandwip Island
27-30 December 2014
Mohammad Muslem Uddin, Assistant Professor at the Institute of Marine Sciences and Fisheries, in the University of Chittagong, Bangladesh, will be organising an information and dissemination event regarding the RISC-KIT international Case Study site of Sandwip Island, between the 27th and 30th of December 2014. The event, which was organised after the request of the local community, will be supported by the NF-POGO-Alumni Network for Oceans (NANO) and the Consorzio Futuro in Ricerca (CFR), one of RISC-KIT's partners.
The geographical position, the frequent occurrence of extreme climatological events and the socio-economic regime in Sanswip Island, Bangladesh, transforms effective Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) measures in an extremely challenging task. Regardless the immeasurable difficulties, continuous effort for early warnings and for a community-based response framework has significantly reduced the loss of lives in the past decades. One of the biggest challenges in the region is to provide reliable and easy-to-understand warnings on coastal flooding in the district and sub-district level and thus, the work done during RISC-KIT will provide the base and demonstrate the future directions towards these actions.
The information and dissemination event, organised by As.Prof. Udin, will assist in providing essential education guidelines as well as future prospects for the increase of coastal resilience in the area. More information for the event will be soon available through RISC-KIT's web portal.
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