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YPSA, an organization in Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC)

Distribution of Sewing machines, roofing sheets (tins) and latrine to Climate Displaced People

YPSA distributes roofing sheet

YPSA is implementing the project “Developing a project for Community-driven Planned Relocation of Highly Vulnerable Climate Displaced Households in South-Eastern Coast of Bangladesh” at Kutubdia, Pekua and Banskhali Upazila with the support of the Climate Justice Resilience Fund (CJRF). During the implementation of the project, YPSA selected 18 women for tailoring training, 35 families for providing roofing sheets (tins) and 20 families for latrine support in these Upazilas.

YPSA distributes sewing machine to a climate displaced woman

Upazila Nirbahi Officer of Pekua Ms. Saika Sahadat was present as chief guest during the inaugurated program of the distribution at the Upazila Parishad complex on 18th September. Prabal Barua, Program Coordinator of YPSA moderated the launching program of the distribution of sewing machine, roofing sheets (tins)  and latrine equipment to selected climate displaced people.

Ms. Saika Sahadat, Upazila Nirbahi Officer of Pekua said that Pekua upazila regularly affected by flood and people are displacing day by day. Govt. establishing embankment there and try to rehabilitate some people of this upazila at Ashryaan project and other rehabilitation program. We are committed to rehabilitate the landless and homeless people for their custainable life. YPSA is working nicely for livelihood and rehabilitation process of climate displaced people which need to implement large area of the Pekua upazila.

Speech by UNO of Pekua Upazila