Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change
Bangladesh is susceptible to a variety of disasters including cyclones, earthquakes, droughts, storm-surge and flooding. Bangladesh is also vulnerable to climate change due to its location in South Asia. The government and NGOs have made progress in preparing for much of these disasters through plans and policies by gradually shifting their disaster management approach to a comprehensive risk reduction methodology based on common disaster experiences, lessons learned, and the desire to reduce future impacts.
NDP has become a pre-qualified NGO of the UN Agency Groups (UNDP, UNICEF and WFP), disaster partner of WFP, CARE Bangladesh and Plan International. It is a member of NIRAPAD (Network of Information, Response and Preparedness Activities on Disaster), CMDRR (Community Managed Disaster Risk Reduction) network in Rajshahi division, and associate member of BDPC (Bangladesh Disaster Preparedness Center), disaster partner of Plan Bangladesh and also a member of DDMC (District Disaster Management