Start time 2018-04-01 00:00
Finished Time 2018-04-01 00:00
Address Muzharul Islam Auditorium, Brac University Mohakhali, Dhaka -1212

A training session on Emergency Management held at BRAC University on March 29, 2018.

The training was jointly organized by the Community Development for Peace CDP) and ACCESS Alumni Society of Bangladesh. The program was hosted by the Postgraduate Programs in Disaster Management (PPDM) of BRAC University.

This training was a part of Community College Initiative (CCI) program alumni activity. The training was video documented by StoryCenter team whom joined from the Washington DC, USA. The StoryCenter, is an association that creates spaces in transforming lives and communities through the acts of listening to and sharing stories. Overview of the CCI program was given by Allison Myers, Director of StoryCenter, USA.

The training was provided by officials from the Bangladesh Fire Service and Civil Defense Department and the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society.


Fire Service officers and Red Cross volunteers also moderated the practical session on Log Roll. Session on First Aid was conducted by Dr. Hemal Rahman, Founder & President, and Youth Club of Bangladesh (YCB).

Presentation on earthquake was given by Muhammad Ferdaus Lecturer & Coordinator Postgraduate Programs in Disaster Management, BRAC University

Dr. Ansar Ahmed, Pro Vice-Chancellor, BracU, spoke about the role of academic institutions in the field of Disaster Management.

Mr. Naoki Matsumura, Country Coordinator of Japan International Corporation Agency (JICK), Dhaka, Bangladesh discussed on japan contribution in the development sector in Bangladesh especially in disaster management. Mr. Raymond Zingg the Country Delegate of the German Red Cross discuss the role of volunteers and the Red Cross in a man-made or natural disaster.

Finally, Mr. Kelly Ryan, Cultural Affairs Officer of the American Center, talked about the role of the U.S. Embassy Dhaka to state alumni development and philanthropic work. Through his lecture and certificate distribution, the program was ended.