BGS started its journey implementing a massive emergency relief and rehabilitation program during 1991 and has been fully involved in the process of disaster management and awareness from the very beginning. It constructed four cyclone shelter centres at Dhalghata and Matarbari unions at the initial stage. BGS trained hundreds of volunteers in the coastal areas of Cox’s Bazar. It organized a national consultation workshop in 2012 with the assistance of UNESCO Dhaka office, while it has implemented a project on “Conduction and Development of Comprehensive Disaster Management Plan for Cox’s Bazar District, Ukhia Upazila and Kutubdia Upazila” with the financial support of Comprehensive Disaster Management Programme (CDMP – II) supported by UNDP, and the Ministry of Relief and Disaster, Government of Bangladesh.
BGS is committed to respond to different emergency and humanitarian needs of communities. It has responded and contributed through implementing projects to support the humanitarian crises of Rohingya refugees since 2015. It has successfully implemented several projects on health, nutrition, and WatSan and food security, with the partnership of International Organization of Migration (IOM), World Vision International, ECHO-USA and LIFE-France.