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

Category: ‘Disaster management’

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 […]

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 […]