Md Yousuf Reja

Md Yousuf Reja
Texas A&M University | TAMU · Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Sciences

Master of Urban Planning, Master of Architecture, Bachelor of Architecture

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February 2017 - present
Texas A&M University
Position
  • Analyst
September 2016 - January 2017
Texas A&M University
Position
  • Research Assistant
February 2016 - August 2016
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Services
Position
  • Analyst

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Publications (11)
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Recovery after hurricane events encourages new development activities and allows reconstruction through the conversion of naturally occurring wetlands to other land uses. This research investigates the degree to which hurricane recovery activities in coastal communities are undermining the ability of these places to attenuate the impacts of future...
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Historically, wetlands in the United States have been lost due to agriculture, anthropogenic activities, and rapid urbanization along the coast. Such losses of wetlands have resulted in high flooding risk for coastal communities over the period of time. In addition, alteration of wetlands via the Section 404 Clean Water Act permits can increase the...
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This paper outlines a part of a research and design project based on work undertaken for the B.Arch. at the Department of Architecture, Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology in 2008. This study intended to ease the lifestyle & livelihood of rural dwellers beside the river bank areas in respond to natural hazards like floods. Floods in t...
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The riverbank areas in river courses of Bangladesh have long been portrayed as home to the poorest and most vulnerable communities to climate change due to its geographical location and geomorphologic conditions. Popularly known Bengal delta formed by three river systems, which have repeatedly affected by climate change through bank erosions and ot...
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A successful residential development not only depends on the new areas but also many factors. The potential residents would be concerned with minimum distance from recreation facilities and urban amenities. They would not prefer to live in a noisy, pollutant, and hazardous area. Moreover, such successful development depends on land value, slope, so...
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Learning Objectives: Participants will learn how seismic-micro zoning map can help to make a resilient city. The presentation will mainly highlight the importance of integrating seismic consideration into existing local planning and land use management tool that will enhance the safety of built environments. Thus, participants will understand the s...
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Growth in population, mounting demand for building services and comfort levels, along with the rise in time spent inside buildings, assure the upward trend in energy consumption of large scale public buildings in Dhaka city. For this reason, energy efficiency in buildings is today a prime objective for energy policy at regional, national and intern...
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The historical seismicity along with recent seismic activities of Bangladesh indicates that our country is at high seismic risk. Earthquake has a great impact on urban areas rather than rural areas. The existing urban trend and urbanization process of Bangladesh, increases vulnerability to natural disasters like earthquake through the unplanned urb...
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Earthquake is one of the major disasters in Bangladesh. A strong earthquake will affect major urban centers like Dhaka, Chittagong, Sylhet etc. Damage and destructions will be massive and may cause immense economic losses for the entire country. It is therefore essential to be prepared for possible earthquakes and to take appropriate measures to mi...
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An effective evacuation plan is of utmost importance considering any disaster mitigation measures through reducing loss to a great extent. Evacuation plan for a locality can make them self-dependent in facing a disaster and make them be able to cope with a disaster. In preparing an earthquake evacuation plan the vulnerability of the existing struct...

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-Support local efforts to reduce natural hazard risk within a community or watershed area -Build risk awareness and understanding at the local level -Increase a community's ability to receive the technical information and use it to communicate risk at the local level