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Early Recovery and Shelter Cluster Joint Meeting Minutes_05 March 2015

The joint Early Recovery and Shelter cluster meeting was held on 05 March 2015 at the Conference Room of Comprehensive Disaster Management Programme (CDMP). The meeting was jointly chaired by Dr. Atiqur Rahman, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief (MoDMR) and Md Sifayet Ullah, Programme Analyst, UNDP. Government officials and representatives from International NGOs, UN Agencies and IFRC attended the meeting.

Dr. Atiqur Rahman welcomed participants in the first meeting of 2015 and mentioned the importance and contribution of cluster approach in the transition from proactive to reactive disaster management culture of Bangladesh. Mohammad Sifayet Ullah mentioned that despite our best interest we struggled to organize meeting as regularly as expected due to political externalities. He also pointed some of the agenda items are expected to be covered relatively quick and members to reveal substantive discussion.

Agenda of the Meeting were:

  • Progress of the Early Recovery and Shelter cluster during 2014 and priorities for 2015
  • Update on Post Flood Response and Recovery in Northern Bangladesh
  • Standardization of Emergency and Transitional Shelter Package
  • Any Other Business
Operation(s)/ Webspace(s): 
United Nations Development Programme
Global Cluster(s): 
Early Recovery
Original Publication Date: 
08 Apr 2015
Document type: 
Meeting Minutes
Early Recovery