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

Category: ‘Disaster management’

YPSA distributes food among low-income people in Rangamati – Coronavirus pandemic

Woman receiving food

Low-income people across the country struggle to survive as they remained without any work following the restrictive measures taken to tackle the coronavirus. YPSA has taken an initiative to provide […]

YPSA initiatives to the response to COVID-19 in greater Chattogram, Bangladesh

Bangladesh Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) has already confirmed that COVID 19 escalated at the community level. YPSA, as a registered NGO of Bangladesh NGO Affairs Bureau, has […]

U.S Ambassador Mr. Earl R. Miller visited YPSA program in Chattogram

group photo

The U.S. Ambassador to Bangladesh Mr. Earl R. Miller visited a community outreach screening activity on Maternal, Newborn and Children Health (MNCH) issue with the women group of YPSA PROYASH […]

Footbridge over Shitol Jhorna canal lauched

Launching ceremony

A footbridge over Shitol Jhorna canal besides the Roufabad railway crossing has been constructed jointly by WDMC, Save the Children, BRAC and YPSA. The long-awaited Shitol Jhorna footbridge was inaugurated […]

Training on “Search, Rescue, First aid & Fire Fighting for Urban Community Volunteers” started

Group photo

A three-day training on “Search, Rescue, First aid & Fire Fighting for Urban Community Volunteers” started at the Chandanpura Fire Service and Civil Defense Station on 11th February, 2020. The […]

Joint Secretary of the Ministry of Defense facilitated training workshop of Ward Disaster Management Committee

Training workshop

Disaster Management Committee of Shulak Bahar Ward of Chattogram City Corporation organized a basic training workshop under YPSA-PROYASH II project on 26 November. Dr. Nurun Nahar Chowdhury, the Joint Secretary […]

YPSA provides necessary equipment and tools to Urban Community Volunteers

Equipment handover

A total of 50 male and female volunteers of West Sholoshohor formed a community service group for disaster risk management under YPSA-Proyash-2 project.  The group received training on fire and […]

50 volunteers received training on firefighting, rescue and first aid facilitated by Fire Service & Civil Defence

As part of addressing the city’s risks and disasters, the ceremony of distributing certificates of firefighting, rescue and first aid training provided by the Bangladesh Fire Service & Civil Defence, […]

YPSA observed International Day for Disaster Reduction

YPSA observed International Day for Disaster Reduction

The United Nations General Assembly has announced 13 October as the International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) in order to promote a global culture of disaster reduction, including disaster prevention, […]

Inception meeting of Sholokbohor Ward Disaster Management Committee held

Speech by president of 8 Ward Disaster Management Committee

“Unplanned work is mainly responsible for any man-made disaster.  We are cutting down trees, destroying our mountains by illegal hill cutting and filling up ponds. So we are in a great […]

Orientation on Urban Risk Assessment with Chattogram City Corporation held

An orientation session on Urban Risk Assessment (URA) with all sector’s specialists of Chattogram City Corporation was held on 25th June, 2019 at the conference hall of CCC. The orientation […]

Green and Clean Campaign by Urban Community Volunteers

A group of 50 Urban Community Volunteers led a Green and Clean Campaign in 7 no. West Sholosohor Ward on 19th May, 2019.  Md. Mobarak Ali; Ward Councilor of 7 […]

Adding extra floors without permission from CDA is not acceptable : City Mayor

City Mayor in YPSA meeting

“Land developer companies and land owners often add extra floors without permission while constructing multi-storied buildings. They raise additional floors by not following their approved plan from CDA. It is […]

More 182 families affected by Chaktai fire incident received emergency cash support

YPSA cash distribution

YPSA has distributed emergency cash support to 182 families affected by recent fire incident which took places at a slum in Chaktai area of Chottagram. Each family of Bhera Market […]

YPSA provides emergency cash support for the Fire Affected Family

YPSA has distributed BDT 11,500 to each of the 115 fire affected families of Roufabad area at Chattogram with the support of Save the Children and C&A foundation. The distribution […]

National Disaster Preparedness Day Observed

YPSA observed National Disaster Preparedness Day in alliance with Chattogram District Administration Office, Fire service and Civil Defense and other NGO’s of Chattogram on 10th March, 2019. YPSA facilitated Chattogram District […]

An official MoU Signed among Chattogram City Corporation, Save the Children and YPSA

To work in collaboration for urban disaster risk reduction activities, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed among the Chattogram City Corporation, Save the Children and YPSA. The signing […]

Inception meeting of South Bakaliya Ward Disaster management committee held

An inception meeting of 19 no South Bakaliya Ward Disaster management committee was held at 19 no Ward councilor’s office on 28th January, 2019 in Chattogram. YPSA (Young Power in […]

DG of NGO Affairs Bureau Abdus Salam visits transitional shelters and deep tubewell installation in Banskhali

Inauguration of a T-shelter

Director General of NGO Affairs Bureau and Additional Secretary to the Prime Minister’s Office of Bangladesh K. M. Abdus Salam; National Director of Habitat for Humanity International Bangladesh John A. […]

Sholosohor Ward Disaster Management Committee (WDMC) held

An inception meeting of 7 no. West Sholosohor Ward Disaster Management Committee (WDMC) was held at 7 no. Ward councilor’s office on 17th January, 2019 in Chattogram. YPSA (Young Power […]