International Disaster Mitigation Day is celebrated in Bandarban through various events
Lutfur Rahman (Uzzal): International Disaster Mitigation Day was celebrated in Bandarban with the theme “Early Warning,Action for All” in Bandarban.
On the occasion of the day,On the morning of October 13 (Thursday), organized by the Bandarban district administration,A rally started from the premises of the District Commissioner and went around the main main road of the city and ended at the same place.
Later, an earthquake and fire drill was organized.Members of the Bandarban Fire Service and Red Crescent gave awareness to the general public about earthquakes and fires and demonstrated a drill on how to deal with disasters.Later,a discussion meeting was held in the Deputy Commissioner’s conference room on the occasion of International Disaster Mitigation Day.
Deputy Commissioner of Bandarban Yasmin Parvin Tibriji was present as the chief guest in the meeting organized under the Presided By Additional Deputy Commissioner (General) Dr.Md.Sheikh Chadek.
Meanwhile,Deputy Director of Local Government Department Md Lutfur Rahman,Additional District Magistrate Umme Kulsum,Additional Superintendent of Police Md Reza Sarwar,Sadar Upazila Executive Officer Sajia Afroz,Executive Magistrate Rajib Kumar Biswas,District Relief and Rehabilitation Officer Md Chaifullah Majumdar,Fire Serv
ice and Civil Defense Deputy Director Md.Farooq Ahmed,Assistant Director Md.Farid Uddin and many others were present at the time.
Speakers in the meeting called on everyone to be aware of disaster and to learn strategies to deal with any danger including earthquake,lightning without fear and to inform the administration in any disaster.