Promoting South-South Cooperation: China Mission in town

Aug 9, 2013

Promoting South-South Cooperation: Photo: UNDP Bangladesh.

A three member delegation from China led by Ms. Yang Fang, ACD, UNDP China, visited Bangladesh to understand Bangladesh disaster management practices as well as to explore avenues for south-south cooperation between China and Bangladesh with key stakeholders and partners.

During the five day visit, the delegation visited a number of national institutions involved in disaster risk management and these include Bangladesh Meteorology Department (BMD), Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC), House Building Research Institute (HBRI) and Fire Services and Civil Defence. The delegation also visited Mongla, Khulna to learn about grass root interventions for addressing disaster and climate risks for vulnerable communities.