Rehabilitation of climate displaced persons by the government and non-government sectors are, to date, insignificant in terms of the total number of displaced persons. Importantly, livelihood problems remain after the rehabilitation of displaced persons. There should be a rights-based solution [...]Continue reading..
“Cox’s Bazar city is now full of climate displaced peoples came from different vulnerable Upazilas of the Cox’sbazar district as well as different districts of the country. Their rights of housing, lands and property are totally absent here. As a [...]Continue reading..
2 groups of forest dependent people in Mirsharai Upazila received 20 million Taka (10 million each group) from YPSA-BSRM Khet Khamar Project at the office of Upazila Nirbahi Officer on 25 February 2014. Mr. Muhammad Ashraf Hossain, UNO, Mr. Fazle [...]Continue reading..
YPSA organized discussion meeting with leading media representatives from print, online and electronic media for raising mass awareness on climate displacement issues held at Pitstop restaurant of Chittagong on 10 February. Journalists were asked to publish news / documentary about [...]Continue reading..
YPSA and William Carey Academy, Chittagong jointly organized “Coastal Kids Art Competition” with the support of Coastal Kids Project of Displacement Solutions on January 22, 2014. Students of class five and Six of William Carey Academy attended the art competition [...]Continue reading..
Peoples of Mirsarai coastal area frequently suffered by river erosion, salinity intrusion, arsenic water contamination and strong tidal surges. There were 20 km long mangrove forest along the embankment to protect from sea level rise and massive erosion. But now [...]Continue reading..
“Strengthening capacity of the School Management Committees would help them to integrate their roles for assuring sustainable option of safe water supply, sanitation and hygiene promotion” speaker said in a two-day orientation workshop for the School Management Committees arranged by YPSA [...]Continue reading..
Forest dependent people of Mirsarai Upazila received donation of 350000 Taka from YPSA and Arannayk Foundation in an occasion held at the office of Mirsarai Upazila Nirbahi Officer on 30 December 30, 2013. Mr. Muhammad Ashraf hossain, Upazila Nirbahi Officer [...]Continue reading..
Construction work of water and sanitation facility for the Abdul Bari Government Primary School has been inaugurated by Mr. Mohammad Taiyab, 18 East Bakolia Ward Commissioner of Chittagong City Corporation on 26 December 2013. YPSA is implementing a project “Climate [...]Continue reading..
YPSA is implementing a project “Climate Change Adaption by Ensuring Water and Sanitation Facility in Cyclone Shelter” funded by Every Drop Matters (EDM), a partnership between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and The Coca-Cola Company. YPSA has started to [...]Continue reading..
One to one advocacy with the local government and influential persons for ensuring housing land and property rights of climate displaced people held in Sandwip (An island near Chittagong). YPSA’s project team members met with Mr. Mostafa Kamal Pasa (Member [...]Continue reading..
Continuous sea-level rise and massive erosion, both manifestations of global climate change, are shrinking the size of Sandwip upazila and this is on the verge of disappearance. Climate displaced people are common phenomenon in this upazila and the number of [...]Continue reading..
YPSA and Arannayk Foundation (AF) recently made an official contract to implement a comprehensive long term project called “Climate Resilient Participatory Afforestation and Reforestation Project ( CRPARP)” . The Bangladesh Forest Department , Ministry of Environment and Forest (BFD) , [...]Continue reading..
Sitakund Girls School defeats P.H. Amin Academy and becomes champion at the final round of Coastal Kids Debate Competition 2013 organized by YPSA on 3rd October at Chittagong Police Institution Auditorium. Topic of the final round was “Climate Change is [...]Continue reading..
YPSA organized a stakeholder consultation meeting with the GOs, NGOs and Civil Society group working for Climate Displaced People under YPSA-HLP rights initiative project at Upazilla Officer’s Club of Banskhali on 24th September’13 supported by Displacement Solutions. This event chaired [...]Continue reading..
YPSA started advocacy with local government from Mirsharai, Sitakund and Banskhali Upazilla for ensuring Housing, Land and Property rights of climate displaced people. HLP project team members brief the target government officials and local elected representatives on HLP program and [...]Continue reading..
Advocacy with key stakeholders are very important if we want policy changes and effective use of policies. During the visit of Displacement solution’s representative Mr. Ezekiel Simperingham to Bangladesh, YPSA tried to accelerate this advocacy process to sensitize the policy [...]Continue reading..
YPSA organized advocacy meeting with the legal groups and lawyers association in Chittagong at Chittagong Bar Association auditorium for sharing the rights of climate change displaced persons in Bangladesh under YPSA-HLP rights initiative project on 26th August’13 supported by Displacement Solutions. Md. [...]Continue reading..
YPSA organized two days training workshop on International Legal Issues related to climate displacement in Bangladesh at YPSA- HRDC, Chittagong during 24-25 August, 2013 with the support of Displacement Solutions. Total 15 participants from YPSA-HLP project and senior staffs from different [...]Continue reading..
New global rules outlining the rights of people and communities who lose their homes, land and livelihoods due to the effects of climate change have been approved. The approval, by an eminent group of international lawyers, United Nations officials and [...]Continue reading..