Heavy rains brought by a monsoon caused once-in-a-decade flooding in Bangladesh, forcing millions of residents to flee t...
National Platform Member Organization
Updates from Bangladesh
The monsoon season has brought landslides and flooding to Bangladesh. In the northeast, housing for around 5 million res...
Chairman, A-PAD Bangladesh
Chairman, Dhaka Community Hospital Trust (1998-Present)
Prof. Dr. Quamruzzaman is a founder and chairman of Dhaka Community Hospital Trust and also serves as a chairman of Bangladesh Disaster Preparedness Center. He is a member of National Steering Committee for Arsenic of Bangladesh, Association of Pediatric Surgeon of Bangladesh, British Association of Pediatric Surgeons, and British Association of Pediatric Endoscopic Surgeons.
- A-PAD Bangladesh was established in 2014 by the Asia Pacific Alliance for Disaster Management (A-PAD), Dhaka Community Hospital Trust (DCH Trust) and Community Initiative Society (CIS). A-PAD Bangladesh aims to develop a sustainable disaster management group inclusive of all people and foster active community participation. Since inception, A-PAD Bangladesh has organized and conducted workshops, seminars, and symposiums in addition to running a Disaster Risk and Response training program and providing emergency health responses during domestic and overseas disasters.
- A-PAD Bangladesh organized a symposium on the Sendai Spring Campaign and a seminar on global health. A-PAD Bangladesh successfully responded to the 2017 flood disaster in Bangladesh, 2015 earthquake in Nepal, and is presently responding to the Rohingya humanitarian crisis. CIS, in collaboration with A-PAD Bangladesh and A-PAD Management Office, is establishing National Platform (NPF) with active stakeholder participation.
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