Govt to buy rescue equipments to tackle climate change: Enamur

DHAKA, State Minister for Disaster Management and

Relief Md Enamur Rahman today said the government is planning to buy rescue

equipments worth about several 100 crores as a measure for disaster

management.

Bangladesh currently is well ahead of many countries in the area of

disaster management That's why the country is considered a role model in

managing natural disasters, he said while exchanging views with Bangladesh

Chhatra League (BCL) leaders of Dhamrai upazila in Talbagh area of Savar.

The state minister said a disaster management training academy will be

established in Dhaka aiming to strengthen the activities of disaster

management and relief ministry. Keeping in mind about the academy, the

government is planning to buy the rescue equipments, he added.

During the exhibition of 'Integrated Safety and Security' in Moscow,

Russia ensured Bangladesh to assist in every possible way for minimizing the

challenges of climate change, Enamur said, adding that training and usages

of rescue equipments will make Bangladesh a more disaster tolerable country.

Local BCL leaders were present at the meeting.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)