Tsunami Service Providers

Tsunami Information Centres

Bangladesh

Country Information

Location
23°42′N 90°21′E
Area
147570 sq km
Coastline
580 km
Climate
Tropical monsoon
Terrain
A broad deltaic plain and a small hilly region crossed by swiftly flowing rivers.
Population
161,083,804 (July 2012 estimate)
Official Languages
Bangla
Natural Hazards
floods, tropical cyclones, tornadoes and tidal bores

National Tsunami Warning Center

Name of Organization
Bangladesh Meteorological Department
Name of Official
N/A
Address
Meteorological Complex, Agargaon, Dhaka-1207, Bangladesh
Phone Number
+880 2 9135742, 9123838, 9141437
Fax Number
+880 2 8118230, 9119230, 9103908
Email Address
info@bmd.gov.bd
Website
http://www.bmd.gov.bd/

Disaster Management Office

Name of Organization
Department of Disaster Management, Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief
Name of Official
Mohammed Abdul Wazed
Address
Bhaban 92-93 Mohakhali C/A, Dhaka-1212
Phone Number
880-2-9841581
Fax Number
N/A
Email Address
dg@ddm.gov.bd
Website
http://www.ddm.gov.bd/

Tsunami National Contact

Name of Organization
Ministry of Food and Disaster Management
Name of Official
Md. Masmur Rahman
Address
N/A
Phone Number
N/A
Fax Number
N/A
Email Address
N/A
Website
N/A
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