Systematic Approach of Earthquake Awareness Analysis in Bangladesh

  • Ripon Hore,PhD Senior Assistant Engineer, LGED and Founder President, Save the people from the earthquake and environmental disaster (SPEED)
Keywords: Recurring threat, Earthquake awareness, Range of outcomes, Earthquake-related knowledge, Targeted suggestions, Awareness level


Bangladesh has encountered a serious and recurring threat from earthquakes. The goal of this study is to determine how much earthquake awareness there is among students nationwide. Our initial objective is to provide an overview of the earthquake risks Bangladesh is prone to, including discussions of previous seismic events and any recently identified threats or scientific advancements. Then, analysis was done with the information collected through survey. The analysis reveals a range of outcomes, from encouraging results to unsettling possibilities. Fifty percent of people have clear idea regarding earthquake and fifty percent people are doubtful on the earthquake issue. Furthermore, though eighty six percent people have idea what to do during earthquake but fourteen percent people have no idea what to do during earthquake. The survey and the result show a variety of outcome. The awareness regarding the earthquake preparedness has increased significantly but not up to the mark. More activities should be implemented for the achievement of the awareness level.


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