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July 4th, 2011
Technical Advisory Mission to Bangladesh

The mission team was comprised of eight experts from the UN-affiliated Centre for Space Science Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific, India, from the National Disaster Reduction Centre of China, the Asia Pacific Space Cooperation (APSCO), China, the Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO), Pakistan, the Asian Disaster Reduction Centre (ADRC), Japan, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA), Thailand, and headed by UN-SPIDER.


The experts had detailed meetings with the following organizations: Disaster Management Bureau (DMB), Directorate of Relief and Rehabilitation (DRR), Centre for Environmental and Geographic Information Services (CEGIS), Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD), Space Research and Remote Sensing Organisation (SPARSO), Comprehensive Disaster Management Programme (CDMP), Survey of Bangladesh (SOB), Cyclone Preparedness Programme (CPP), Institute of Water Management (IWM), Flood Forecast Warning Centre (FFWC), Bangladesh Telecom Regulatory Commission (BTRC) and Early Recovery Facility (ERF). Read More