15 APRIL 2019.docx - A GIS BASED ANALYSIS ON THE ACCESSIBILITY OF FIRE HAZARD A CASE STUDY OF OLD TOWN IN DHAKA Maria Binte Edrish Background In Dhaka

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A GIS BASED ANALYSIS ON THE ACCESSIBILITY OF FIRE HAZARD: A CASE STUDY OF OLD TOWN IN DHAKA Maria Binte Edrish Background In Dhaka city, fire hazard is very common phenomena which is now becoming concerning matter. The concern arises from the ground of accessibility in narrow roads or not available enough water, or not having enough awareness among people to use human as resources. In recent, major attention drawn to the part of old Dhaka city where Chakbazar incident took place. Previously, there was another fire incident taken place in Nimtoli in Sakharibazar. Dhaka is at the bank of Burighanga river which involves the increasing of rapid development of small industries. Small industries are responsible for rapid fire incidences day by day (Alam, & Baroi, 2004). Small stakeholders are using massive storage in old Dhaka residential areas for storing their raw materials. The fire incidents are not only fault of building structure. At some point, some incidents had been happened for not having enough road width to enter fire distinguisher car to reach at core point of the accident. There is another reason to identify the
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