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GNB DRR(Disaster Risk Reduction) Project Partner with MOFA Japan.

GNB DRR(Disaster Risk Reduction) Project Partner with MOFA Japan.

Kalapara, a coastal region in Patuakhali, Bangladesh, is no stranger to the wrath of cyclones. These tropical storms bring destruction and displacement, leaving communities grappling with loss. Recognizing the need for preemptive measures, GNB, in partnership with MOFA Japan, is committed to fortifying the area against cyclone-related risks.

Cyclone Shelter Renovation | Good Neighbors DRR Project Kalapara

Local residents are actively engaged in the planning and decision-making processes, ensuring that the shelters meet the unique needs of the area’s inhabitants. The cornerstone of GNB’s DRR project is the construction and renovation of cyclone shelters. These shelters serve as crucial safe spaces for community members during cyclone emergencies. Strengthening Disaster Resilience in Kalapara: GNB’s Cyclone Shelter Project Funded by MOFA Japan

Natural disasters, such as cyclones, can strike with devastating force, leaving communities vulnerable and in urgent need of safe havens. In a remarkable effort to enhance disaster resilience, GNB has embarked on a Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) project in Kalapara Upazila, Patuakhali.
GNB’s project extends beyond physical infrastructure; it aims to empower individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary for disaster prevention. Training sessions and workshops are conducted to educate residents about early warning systems, evacuation procedures, and first aid techniques. They also arranged field exercises for community awareness about disasters.

Mock Drill on Cyclone | Good Neighbors DRR Project | Kalapara, Patuakhali

By educating community members on disaster preparedness, GNB fosters a culture of proactive resilience. The project equips individuals with the capacity to identify risks, respond effectively, and minimize the impact of disasters on their lives and livelihoods.GNB and MOFA Japan are creating a future where the Kalapara community can face cyclones with confidence, knowing that they are equipped to weather the storm and emerge stronger than ever.

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