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Emergency response volunteer extinguishes market fire with sand from
nearby construction site ADPC: Emergency response volunteer extinguishes market fire with sand from <br> nearby construction site

Published on: 06/30/2013

Language: English

Author(s): Asian Disaster Preparedness Center

Department: Public Health in Emergencies

Type: Impact Stories and Case Studies

File size: 0.18 MB

 

Publication Overview/Description

In Bangladesh, small-scale disasters contribute greatly to annual economic loss. Everyday, people experience risk and volunteers play a large role in risk management and emergency response by passing on their knowledge of others and advocating discussions on preparedness in their communities.