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

Category: ‘Disaster management’

Habitat for Humanity International, Korea and Bangladesh visit YPSA in Banshkhali

Habitat for Humanity International, Korea and Bangladesh delegates came to visit the construction site of T-Shelters (houses) which is implemented by YPSA at Shekherkhil in Banshkhali Upazila. Here, 42 transitional […]

Mock drill on earthquake and fire accident simulated at Chattogram City Corporation premises

A.Z. M. Nasir Uddin inaugurated an emergency mock drill by putting out a fire with an extinguisher

Earthquake, fire extinguishing and rescue related Mock drill was held on 30th October, 2018 at the Chattogram City Corporation premises conducted by Fire Service and Civil Defense with the help […]

YPSA observes International Day for Disaster Reduction

Chattogram District Administration organized a rally and mock drill demonstration on the occasion of International Day for Disaster Reduction at the Nasirabad Girls High School premises, Chattogram on 13th October, […]

City mayor A.Z.M. Nasir Uddin convinced to cooperate YPSA’s Urban Risk Reduction Project

Speech by Md. Arifur Rahman, CE at YPSA

YPSA arranged a project inception meeting of Proyash Phase II (an Urban Risk Reduction Project) at the K.B. Abdus Sattar Conference room of Chattogram City Corporation on 4th October 2018. […]

New houses for homeless people on the coast

Koli Akhter in front of her old and new house

YPSA built 137 houses in Banskhali There is some, at least, damage to every natural disaster when it takes place in the Banskhali Upazila of South Chittagong since the Chittagong […]

YES Center organized Disaster Risk Reduction training for the school students

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YES Center – Youth Empowerment Through Skills Project run by YPSA and Hope87 Bangladesh Consortium, organized a three-day long training workshop on Disaster Risk Reduction for the school students at Ramu […]

YPSA starts emergency food distribution to newly displaced Rohingya people

YPSA has started emergency food distribution to newly displaced Rohingya people who are living in a temporary shelter in Ukhia Upazila, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. New influx is around 500000 and […]

YPSA’s humanitarian response to disasters: Cyclone MORA affected families received cash grant

Beneficiaries are waiting to receive cash grant

YPSA distributed cash grant among 210 cyclone “MORA” affected families in Kutubdia Island under Cox’sbazar district on 15 June, 2017.  Each family has received four thousand Taka. Cash grants provided […]

How safe the coastal belt of the country is – Md. Arifur Rahman : A channel 24 TV feature

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  A channel 24 TV feature on disaster risk in coastal areas in Bangladesh and effect of climate change. Md. Arifur Rahman, chief executive of YPSA was the host while […]

YPSA hosted a disaster simulation and rescue drill for the students in Cox’sbazar

Discussion meeting on Disaster simulation

Natural Disaster is the common phenomena in Bangladesh especially in the Cox’s Bazar since it is a coastal area. Every year people of this area face different types of natural […]

School based disaster risk reduction training held at Ramu

School based disaster risk reduction training held at Ramu

Cox’s Bazar is a disaster prone area. In each year the people of Cox’s Bazar face several disasters like flood, cyclone, earthquake etc. So for enhancing the local capacities to […]

Habitat for Humanity Bangladesh Country Director visits YPSA in Banshkhali

Habitat for Humanity Bangladesh Country Director visits YPSA in Banshkhali

YPSA distributed Emergency Shelter Kits to 2400 cyclone ROANU affected families at Khankanabad, Sanua and Gondamara Union and 47 T-shelter houses have been built for cyclone affected people at Khankanabad […]

Relief Support for Cyclone Affected Population in Need in South-East Bangladesh

Relief Support for Cyclone Affected Population in Need in South-East Bangladesh. Relief Support for Cyclone Affected Population in Need in South-East Bangladesh Funded by : European Union Humanitarian Aid and […]

Cyclone ROANU affected families receive Emergency Shelter Kits at Banskhali

Cyclone ROANU affected families receiving ESK

YPSA has distributed Emergency Shelter Kits among 1050 Cyclone ROANU affected families at Khankanabad Union of Bashkhali, Chittagong with the support of Habitat for Humanity Bangladesh. Mr. John Armstrong, National […]

Project inception meeting with Upazila administration of Kutubdia held

Project inception meeting held with Upazila administration of Kutubdia, Cox’sbazar

A project inception meeting on “Relief Support for Cyclone Affected Population in Need in South-East Bangladesh” was held at the conference room of Kutubdia Upazila, Cox’sbazar on 3 October 2016 which organized […]

YPSA to build 50 semi-brick houses for people affected by cyclone “ROANU”

The construction work was launched by Ms. Farah Kabir, Country Director of Actionaid Bangladesh, Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive YPSA and UNO of Banskhali

YPSA has been endeavoring to stay close to people who are affected by recent natural disasters in Chittagong division.  Following the continuance, YPSA has taken step to implement a project […]

YPSA’s relief support being continued among the Cyclone ROANU affected people in Kutubdia

Cash money and Non Food Item distribution

Tropical storm Roanu made landfall in the southern coastal region of Bangladesh on 21 May 2016. Eighteen (18) coastal districts were affected and among them Kutubdia has been affected severely […]

YPSA observes National Disaster Preparedness Day 2016

National Disaster Preparedness Day 2016

YPSA, Deputy Commissioner’s Office and other NGOs jointly organized rally and discussion meeting on March 10 to mark the National Disaster Preparedness Day 2016 with a view to raising mass […]

YPSA provides financial aid to the persons with disability

PWD receiving cash in Cox’sbazar

YPSA provides financial aid to the persons with disability affected by cyclone Komen and flash flood in Cox’sbazar which happened in the midst of 2015. At first YPSA conducted a […]

Project closing meeting of Emergency WASH support to the people South-East flood and Cyclone KOMEN held

project closing meeting of Emergency WASH support to the people South-East flood and Cyclone KOMEN held

Experience sharing and project closing meeting of Emergency WASH support to the people South-East flood and Cyclone KOMEN held on 17 Dec’15 at Upazilla hall room, Pekua, Cox’s bazar. Mr. […]