Dhaka Community Hospital Trust (DCH Trust) is a trust-owned private, non-profit making and self financed organization providing health care for low-income underprivileged people since 1988. Since its inception, Dhaka Community Hospital has been implementing with an integrated and sustainable health care delivery system at an affordable cost in both the urban and rural areas of Bangladesh. Besides basic health care services, this organization is also working for disaster management, arsenic mitigation, safe water supply and community based development program.


SEEDS (Sustainable Environment and Ecological Development Society) had one ultimate goal: protecting the lives and livelihoods of people exposed to disasters. Today, we persist along the same path, continuing to focus on integrating locally based approached into each of our programs. Behind this work lies a diverse SEEDS team consisting of young professionals from various development- related fields. It is governed and advised by a board of eminent academicians and practitioners from international organizations.


CRED has been working for over 40 years in the fields of international disaster and conflict health studies, with activities linking relief, rehabilitation and development. The Centre promotes research, training and technical expertise on humanitarian emergencies, particularly in public health and epidemiology.


Faculty of the Built Environment, University of New South Wales (UNSW) is providing technical inputs on aspects of the built environment and preparedness. It’s sister institution, the Michael Crouch Innovation Center at UNSW is also tapped into for innovation process and experience.


Asian Disaster Reduction and Response Network (ADRRN)is providing channels for scouting for local innovations as well as for outreach to regional stakeholders including those at practice as well as policy level. ADRRN is also facilitating possible regional tests and validation of innovations that emerge from the project.