Message from Director

It is our pleasure to extend you a most hearty welcome to the institutional website of Disaster Management E-learning Centre ( DMELC), Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur. DMELC was founded as a CDMP project in 2011 for the increasing demand on disaster management in northern region as well as Bangladesh. The journey of Depertment of Disaster Management  was started in 2012 by Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur from DMELC project. Bangladesh is considered as one of the most most vulnerable countries in the world’s climate change perspective and the need to develop human resources for managing natural and environmental resources. It can be achieved by using sustainabale management of disaster through research and training activities. DMELC has driven by the vision of Begum Rokeya University, which is to be a leading institution for academic excellence and innovation centre on disaster management in Bangladesh. The mission of DMELC  is to be skilled personal and  capacity build up through training and research activities for disaster management context to meet local and national goals.

In addition, the professional goal of this centre is to contribute to the development of human resources and strategies of disaster risk reduction, which are ensured a healthy environment as well as sustaining use of resources locally and nationally. DMELC is committed to ensuring the evolution of development in Bangladesh, there are sufficient human resources to address the 21st century challenges associated with disaster and DMELC will developed a variety of training programme enhanced to that effect.

We are very grateful to the Professor Dr. Nazmul Ahsan Kalimullah, Honarable Vice chancellor, BRUR under his direct supervison has led to the accomplishment of the activities presented on this website. We cordially invite you to browse  the various details given in the website to know more about the vision, mission and activities of this centre and also experience the potential impacts of the DMELC. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact with us.

Sincerely,

Dr. Abu Reza Md. Towfiqul Islam

Director (Acting) and Assistant Professor

Disaster Management E-learning Centre

Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur, 5400

Cell phone: 01912720944

E-mail: towfiq_dm@brur.ac.bd

Webpage DMELC: www.elearning-brur.edu.bd