Feasibility Study for Improvement of Flood Forecasting and Warning Service

Sep 1, 2002

Description of Project:

It is a feasibility study by a team of experts in order to review the existing problems and requirements of Flood Forecasting and Warning Center (FFWC) of the Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB). The objective is to study the needs of BWDB and to formulate a project to improve the quality and availability of real time data for enhancing the performance of the FFWC.

Description of actual services provided by your staff within the assignment

 e-Gen has undertaken baseline survey to gauge the impact of flood on the socio-economic conditions of rural people and how an effective flood forecasting and warning system can make positive contribution to the living conditions of the rural household. e-Gen is also engaged in conducting feasibility study for improvement of the floods forecasting and warning services. It involves assessing data communication and effective use of flood warning information system in Bangladesh and introducing an appropriate and sustainable real time data collection and transmission network required for the Bangladesh Water Development Board for flood forecasting and warning services.



Social and Economic Development, Transport and Infrastructure




Water Development Board, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)