A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) of Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) under the Ministry of Water Resources and Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS) on Tuesday, stated a press release issued by BWDB.
The MoU was signed at the Pani Bhaban Conference Room of BWDB in the capital’s Panthapath area. Feroz Salah Uddin, Secretary General of Bangladesh Red Crescent Society signed the MoU on behalf of BDRCS and Engr Md Nurul Amin, Chief Engineer signed on behalf of BWDB.
This MoU will increase mutual cooperation between BDRCS and BWDB’s Flood Forecasting & Warning Center (FFWC) in implementing Forecast-based Financing/ Action (FbF/A) programmes for taking necessary early action before any floods in Bangladesh with the exchange of knowledge and forecast in time.
This MoU will help in achieving sustainable development goal of the government by improving the socio-economic condition of the country at the local level reducing the humanitarian loss/injuries impending by a natural disaster like flood and will increase in mutual cooperation through the exchange of knowledge, forecast and data services.