Environmental Science and Disaster Management

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Students of ESDM receive the National Award in iPrepare Campaign by ADPC, 2014


Environmental Science and Disaster Management
Event Date: 2014-01-07
Event Time: 6:00 am
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Ms. Rezoana Hossain Khan and Mr. Sajjadul Alam, both students of Environmental Science & Disaster Management Department of Daffodil International University, have received the National Award for iPrepare Competition organized by Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) with support from the Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs held at the Teacher Student Center of Dhaka University. Dr. Mahbuba Nasrin, Director & Professor at the Institute of Disaster Management & Vulnerability Studies at Dhaka University, Ms. Leila Uotila, Communication Specialist at ADPC and other faculty of Dhaka University were present at the awarding ceremony. The campaign encouraged university students and journalists around the country to act as advocates for better preparedness for disasters, which pose a growing threat to all citizens. The campaign was implemented in cooperation with the University of Dhaka, Daffodil International University in Dhaka, Asian University for Women in Chittagong, Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology, and Khulna University. Based on their reports and presentation, the students of Daffodil International University won the prestigious award competing against students of other public and private universities.