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International Conference on Disaster Risk Management (ICDRM 2019)

BUET-JIDPUS, in association with Department of Architecture, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Institute of Water and Flood Management of BUET, Urban Resilience Project: RAJUK Part and Bangladesh Fire Service and Civil Defense (BFSCD) have jointly organized the 2nd international

Workshop on "Prospects of Education Programme on Safety Management in…

A workshop on 'Prospects of Education Programme on Safety Management in Bangladesh' was held on January 19, 2019 at BUET-Japan Institute of Disaster Prevention and Urban Safety (BUET-JIDPUS), BUET. Mr. Amar Chan Banik, Additional Inspector General, Department of Inspection for

Safety Management Certification Course (From 14 September, 2018- Ongoing)

BUET- Japan Institute of Disaster Prevention and Urban Safety (BUET-JIDPUS) is conducting a one-year long certification course program on “Safety Management”. Classes under this programme have been started from September 14, 2018 and are being continued on every Friday and

Structural Vulnerability Assessment of Hospital and School Buildings in Dhaka…

BUET-JIDPUS has completed the structural vulnerability assessment of four hospital buildings and five school buildings in Dhaka and Narayanganj during the months of October and November, 2018. Destructive and Non-Destructive tests were conducted in the buildings and the soil beneath,

Shaking Table Test of typical Masonry Building of Bangladesh

Non-engineered structures e.g. masonry buildings can cause mass causalities in a small to moderate earthquake. To see the performance of typical masonry building of Bangladesh- which is not seen yet- BUET-JIDPUS conducted shaking table test of masonry room constructed considering

Technical Knowledge Exchange between Nepal and Bangladesh on Advanced, Cost-…

The World Bank showed interest in Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) for conducting the knowledge exchange program. This knowledge sharing program will be the first step of a longer partnership that would benefit Nepal and Bangladesh. The program

International Conference on Disaster Risk Mitigation (ICDRM 2017)

BUET-JIDPUS, in association with the Civil Engineering Department, BUET organized the 1st conference of this institute titled “International Conference on Disaster Risk Mitigation 2017 (ICDRM 2017)”. This conference was organized as a component of the (Higher Education Quality Enhancement Project)

Symposium on "Safety in Garment Industry, Five Years after Rana…

On 24 April, 2013, the factory building of Rana Plaza collapsed with a death toll of 1,129 lives and injury of approximately 2,051 workers. In the completion of five years after the deadly collapse, BUET-JIDPUS in association with BNUS conducted