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News Archive for October, 2017

YPSA urges national and international organizations for humanitarian response to Rohingya refugee

  Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive at YPSA urges government, all international NGOs, UN agencies and local organizations for humanitarian aid to Rohingya refugee in Bangladesh. Rohingya refugees fleeing Myanmar’s […]

Mayor of Cox’s Bazar Municipality inaugurated the Model of Tobacco Free Cox’s Bazar City Initiative

A meeting with Mr. Mahabubur Rahman Chowdhury, Mayor (Acting) of Cox’s Bazar municipality held on 28th October 2017 at Cox’s Bazar municipality office. Dr. Mahafuzur Bhuiyan, Grant Manager, CTFK, Mr. […]

Orientation on Tobacco free Cox’s Bazar city for Youth Leaders held

Group photo with the participants

An orientation workshop on Tobacco Free Cox’s Bazar City with youth leaders held on 28th October at YPSA office, Cox’s Bazar. The objective of the orientation is to motivate the […]

Media Briefing on the Baseline Survey and Project Progress of Fairer Labor Migration

Media Briefing on the Baseline Survey and Project Progress of Fairer Labor Migration Project

YPSA organized a media briefing on the outcome of baseline survey of Fairer Labor Migration on 29 October 29, 2017 at Saffon Restaurant in Chittagong. Different Print and Electronic media […]

Teachers Training on Sexual and Reproductive Health held in Khagrachari

Lessons on adolescent sexual and reproductive health are present in the secondary school curriculum in Bangladesh, disseminated in different subjects for 6-10 grade students, but teachers are not willing or […]

Writing workshop for school students held in Sitakund

writing workshop held in Sitakund

A Two-day writing workshop was organized at YPSA Human Resources Development Centre at Sitakund on 18-19 October 2017, under the YPSA Cultural & Sports Program with the support of PKSF. […]

Workshop on prevention and control of Malaria held in Rangunia

Workshop on prevention and control of Malaria held in Rangunia

YPSA organized a workshop on the prevention and control of Malaria at the Sharafvata Union Parishad auditorium, Rangunia on 22 October. Sharafvata UP Chairman Alhaj Sheikh Farid Uddin Chowdhury addressed […]

Training on “Homestead vegetable gardening” for the people with disabilities

Group photo. Training organized by YPSA

25 people with disabilities attended a 3-day training session on Homestead vegetable gardening organized by YPSA’s Inclusive Finance Program supported by PKSF. The training session was held at YPSA HRDC […]

World White Cane Safety Day 2017 observed at Sitakund

Rally on World White Cane Safety Day 2017 at Sitakund organized by YPSA

The World White Cane Safety Day is celebrated every year on October 15 to highlight visually impaired people’s achievements and to remind people how white cane can play an important […]

Rapid Need Assessment on elderly displaced Rohingya started

Rapid Need Assessment on elderly displaced Rohingya starts

Since 25 August, renewed violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state has forced more than half a million men, women and children, to flee their homes to escape brutal crackdown by Myanmar […]

Another 8500 displaced Rohingya families received food

A Rohingya men receiving food

YPSA has started food distribution among the persecuted & displaced new arrival unregistered Myanmar Nationals “displaced Rohingya” in Cox’s Bazar District in Bangladesh with the support of CONCERN WORLDWIDE.  Each […]

The Kadoorie Charitable Foundation Hong Kong team visits YPSA

The Kadoorie Charitable Foundation Hong Kong team visits YPSA

The Kadoorie Charitable Foundation Hong kong team visited YPSA’s “Promoting Safe Water and Sanitation at East Bakalia in Chittagong” project from October 12-14. Ms. Stephanie YM Cheung, Program Manager, South […]

Women Friendly Space (WFS) for Rohingya establised

Women Friendly Space (WFS) at Moinerghona Camp in Ukhia, Cox’s Bazar.

More than fifty percent of forcefully displaced persons of Rakhine state are women. Rohingya women, who were worst victims of the violence and the easy prey for the rioters and […]

YPSA distributes food to 1200 Rohingya families

Food distribution by YPSA

YPSA, with the support of Action Aid Bangladesh, has started food distribution among the displaced Rohingya people in Cox’sbazar. Each food package contains 4Kg Dal, 1 litter Oil, 1Kg Sugar […]

Training on “Self-realization, leadership development and determination of responsibility of youth” held

training workshop titled “Self-realization, leadership development and determination of responsibility of youth”

A two-day training workshop titled “Self-realization, leadership development and determination of responsibility of youth” was held.    This training program is being organized to engage youth in social development programs and […]

Dignity kits distributed to displaced women who fled violence in Myanmar

Dignity kits distributed to displaced women from Myanmar

YPSA and ActionaAid Bangladesh have come together with humanitarian response for forcefully displaced Myanmar citizen in Cox’s Bazar. Most of these displaced citizens are women. During the crackdown by the […]

Mobile court fined “TAVA restaurant” for violating tobacco control law

Mobile court fined 10,000 taka to "TAVA restaurant" for violating tobacco control law

A mobile court operated in different places in Chittagong on 3rd October 2017. Mobile court fined 10,000 taka to a renowned restaurant “TAVA restaurant” at Khulshi area for having tobacco […]

Food distribution continues to displaced Rohingya people

YPSA and WFP officials distributes rice bag to a female member of a Rohingya family

YPSA has been distributing emergency food to displaced Rohingya families since 20 September, 2017. Thousands of displaced Rohingyas who fled violence in Myanmar are now living in temporary shelters in […]

YPSA observes International Day of Older Persons 2017

Discussion meeting International Day of Older Persons 2017 arranged by YPSA

YPSA has organized rally, discussion meeting and friendly football match at Shekerhat High school of Sayedpur Union in Sitakund to mark the “International Day of Older Persons 2017” with support […]