Project Coordination and Monitoring Unit (PCMU)

Emergency 2007 Cyclone Recovery and Restoration Project (ECRRP) & Urban Resilience Project (URP)

Programming Division, Planning Commission, Ministry of Planning


 Department of Disaster Management (DDM) Part


01. Project Title : Urban Resilience Project (URP): Department of Disaster Management (DDM)
02. a) Sponsoring Ministry/Division : Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief (MODMR)
b) Executing Agency : Department of Disaster Management (DDM)
03. Objectives of the Project
  The overall objective is:

To enhance the capacity of the government to effectively plan for, respond to and recover from, emergency events.

Specific objectives:

i) Establish the National Disaster Management Research and Training Institute (NDMRTI) to increase National Capacity of Disaster Management Methods;
ii) Build National-Level Disaster Risk Management and Emergency Response Capacity by establishing Emergency Response and Communication Center (ERCC) and enhancing the capacity of existing Disaster Management Information Center (DMIC); and
iii) Enhance the Emergency Management and Preparedness Capacity of the National-Level, ERCC and NDMRTI and the local-level City Corporations and FSCD in Dhaka and Sylhet through Training, Exercises and Drills (TED).
04. Location of the Project
  Division District Thana/City Corporation
Dhaka Dhaka Dhaka North City Corporation
Dhaka South City Corporation
Sylhet Sylhet Sylhet City Corporation
05. Estimated Cost of the Project :
    i) Total Tk. 125,50.00 Lakh
ii) GoB Tk. 10,00.00 Lakh
iii) Project Aid Tk. 115,50.00 Lakh
Exchange Rate 1 US$ = 77.00 TAKA
06. Project Implementation Period : i) Date of Commencement 01 July, 2015
    ii) Date of Completion 30 June, 2020



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