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BNBC Sharing Report 28 August at Ruposhi Bangla


On 28 August 2014, Housing and Building Research Institute (HBRI), with support from NARRI (National


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National Alliance for Risk Reduction and Response Initiatives (NARRI) The global paradigm shift from post disaster management to pre-disaster management embraced a situation for a comprehensive and systematic approach towards disaster management.

Acknowledging the need for a collaborative effort, ten international organisations Action Aid, Concern Universal, Concern Worldwide, Islamic Relief Worldwide, Oxfam, Solidarités International, Help Age and Handicap International in Bangladesh, have established a consortium named National Alliance for Risk Reduction and Response Initiatives (NARRI). It started functioning in September 2010 with the aim to strengthen the disaster preparedness and risk reduction efforts in the country and contribute towards meeting commitments for the Hyogo Framework of Action. It also coordinated for emergency response for wider outreach.