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University Network

University networks will likely take on an increasingly significant and proactive role for disaster risk reduction because of their research excellence, innovation and capacity can bring stakeholders together, thus experiences can be exchanged, knowledgebase can be improved, all of which facilitate the decision-making process of stakeholders in policy and practice.

Network members (15)

Dhaka Division


•Dhaka University

•Jahangirnagar University

•BRAC University

•North-South University

•United International University

Mymensingh Division

•Bangladesh Agricultural University

Rajshahi Division

•Rajshahi University

•Pubna University of Sci. and Technol.

Chittagong Division

•Chittagong University

Khulna Division

•Khulna University

•Khulna University of Eng. And Technol.

Sylhet Division

•Sylhet University of Sci. and Technol.

•Sylhet Agricultural University

Barishal Division

•Patuakhali Sci. and Technol. University

Rangpur Division

•Begum Rokeya University (UN advisor)

Role of University Network


  • To keep developing training module on the basis of the research findings.

  • To share experiences in teaching courses on disaster management which is an emerging field in Bangladesh.

  • To carry out small scale joint research studies to develop new course materials and necessary events.

  • To conduct publication through newsletter, statement in newspapers, website.

Future Tasks

•Seek further joint research opportunities

•Policy advocacy for incorporating disaster management education

•Research for community services

•University network visibility and experts exchange among university network members 

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