Director ( Training, Planning & Development ) Department of Fire Service and Civil Defence
is recognized globally as one of the most vulnerable country to climate change
type of response you must acknowledge is the need for fire and life safety
education; as a fighter, you have a duty to respond to this need as well.
Public fire and life safety education should be as important as hazard
mitigation. Unfortunately, this is not a popular concept among most
disasters are associated with fire incident excluding flash flood. So more training
is needed and awareness program for the people to be enhanced. The present
Government is committed to reduce disasters by enhancing overall disaster
management capacity. Government of Bangladesh has expressed its commitment to
invest more in the field of DISASTER RISK REDUCTION. Government of Bangladesh
is implementing several programs to enhance the disaster management system,
response and recovery including fire fighting system to a risk reduction
culture and for that” Standing Orders On Disaster” has been developed.
According to Bangladesh National Building Code BNBC, All high rise buildings ,industries,
factories, and business centers have to appoint fire safety manager/supervisor.
Based on the present demand and circumstancer, Fire Service and Civil Defence will
play a vital role to improve reducing disaster in Bangladesh.