Welcome to the
Disaster Forum (DF) is a Dhaka based National Disaster Preparedness
Network of seventy humanitarian and development agencies, research
institutions, government departments and independent activists.
Women in Disaster
Disaster Report 2014, themed on women in disaster situations presents details on the sufferings and coping mechanisms of women in disaster as well as identified organizations that work on those issues in gender sensitive ways. The report portrays the hardship and casualties women face during disaster and post disaster times and addresses them adequately. This report is available in Foundation for Disaster Forum office.
Governance of hazard management
Themed on Governance of hazard management in Bangladesh, this report also includes documentation of hazards occurred in 2013. The Tazreen factory and Rana Plaza incident is also documented here. This report is available in Foundation for Disaster Forum office.
To strengthen the accountability of humanitarian agencies and improve performance of humanitarian response, the Sphere project was created and later resulted in the creation of Humanitarian charter and minimum standards for disaster response. DF has translated and published three versions of the Sphere handbook. These books are available in Foundation for Disaster Forum office.
A Few Words About Us
Disaster Forum (DF) is a Dhaka based National Disaster Preparedness Network of seventy humanitarian and development agencies, research institutions, government departments and independent activists who are working on various disaster and environmental issues with special focus on preparedness. Since 1994, Forum is working for ensuring the accountability of the humanitarian and development agencies and to promote the rights of all vulnerable people.
Who we are
Activities of Disaster Forum
14+ Years of Experience in
Disaster Forum has been working on disaster preparedness for more than 14 years with GOs NGOs and local level facilitators as stakeholders.
Some of our recently published reports and articles.