Application of Remote Sensing and GIS for Cyclone Hazard and Risk Assessment

cyclone1Year: 2009-2010
Country: Bangladesh
Location within country: Barguna district

The objectives of the project were; 1) To prepare cyclone and storm surge hazard maps, 2) To prepare risk maps for the population and buildings, 3) To identify the potential locations for cyclone shelters and help in disaster mitigation efforts.
Cyclone storm surge modelling and mapping was carried out in Barguna district and three unions of the district were selected for a detailed study.

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