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in its programmes and projects to support sustainable development; strengthen its efforts to attain socially and environmentally beneficial development outcomes; and present an integrated framework for achieving a consistent level of quality in UNDP’s programming.

Asian Development Bank (ADB)’s Safeguard Policy Statement, 2009 ADB affirms that environmental and social sustainability is a cornerstone of economic growth and poverty reduction in Asia and the Pacific. ADB’s Strategy 2020 emphasises assisting Developing Member Countries (DMCs) to pursue environmentally sustainable and inclusive economic growth. In addition, ADB is committed to ensuring the social and environmental sustainability of the projects it supports.

World Bank’s Environmental and Social Management Framework (ESMF), June 2011 The Environmental and Social Management Framework (ESMF) provides general policies, guidelines, codes of practice and procedures to be integrated into the implementation of the World Bank-supported Project.

3.4 INSTITUTIONAL ARRANGEMENTS Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) The role of the MoEF is to ensure a sustainable environment and optimum forest coverage.

Department of Environment (DoE) The role of the DoE is to help secure a clean and healthy environment for the benefit of present and future generations through: the fair and consistent application of environmental rules and regulations; guiding, training and promoting awareness of environmental issues; and sustainable action on critical environmental problems that demonstrate

practical solutions, and that galvanise public support and involvement.

Forest Department (FD) Responsible for the conservation and expansion of forest and its biodiversity and socio-economic development through modern technology and innovation.

Bangladesh Forest Research Institute (BRFI) Aims to maintain the sustainable productivity of forest land and forest industries without resource depletion.It provides research support to the FD, BFIDC, end-users and others engaged in forestry activities.

Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief (MoDMR) The mandate of the MoDMR is to drive national risk reduction reform programmes. Its mission in relation to this agenda is: ‘To achieve a paradigm shift in disaster management from conventional response and relief to a more comprehensive risk reduction culture, and to promote food security as an important factor in ensuring the resilience of communities to hazards.’

Department of Disaster Management The disaster management vision of the Government of Bangladesh is to reduce the risk of people, especially the poor and the disadvantaged, from the effects of natural, environmental and human induced hazards, to a humanitarian level that is manageable and acceptable, and to have in place an efficient emergency response system capable of handling large scale disasters. Cyclone Preparedness Programme (CPP) CPP is active in the field of disaster management in Bangladesh especially in early warning systems, search and rescue, evacuation, sheltering, first aid, relief distribution and rehabilitation activities.

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Report on ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF ROHINGYA INFLUX  

This study was initiated by the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF), the Government of Bangladesh (GoB), and UNDP and UN Women, with...

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This study was initiated by the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF), the Government of Bangladesh (GoB), and UNDP and UN Women, with...

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