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News Category: COVID-19 Response


YPSA observed Global Handwashing Day-2020

October 15 is Global Handwashing Day, a global advocacy day dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding about the importance of handwashing with soap as an effective and affordable way to…

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YPSA organized hygiene session with Urban Community Volunteers and distributed volunteer ID card, guideline and mask

YPSA has organized a hygiene session with Urban Community Volunteers (UCV) of 7 no Sholoshohor ward of Chattogram City Corporation. During the session, besides making aware UCVs on hygiene practice,…

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Plan International’s Country Director visited YPSA’s Program in Teknaf

Ms. Orla Murphy, Country Director of Plan International Bangladesh (PIB) visited the on-going activities of YPSA in Teknaf, Cox’s Bazar on 28th September, 2020. She was accompanied by Mr. Mohammed…

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Youth leader in COVID-19 response

YPSA Active Citizens Youth Leader secured winners position on Social Action Innovation Ideas of British Council Competition

Congratulations to YPSA Active Citizens Youth Leader Mr. Omar Faruk Joy for securing winners position of TOP-10 in the competition of “Active Citizens Covid-19 Response: Social Action Innovation Ideas” organized…

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Inauguration of food and hygiene kit distribution as YPSA’s Youth led Covid 19 Response

YPSA Activista Chittagong LRP-48 project supported by ActionAid Bangladesh started first phase of emergency food support and hygiene kit distribution among 248 families including 523 ultra-poor, persons with disability, excluded…

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250 COVID-19 affected beneficiaries received emergency cash support

YPSA has provided emergency cash support among 250 people who were affected during the lockdown for COVID-19 pandemic.  The emergency cash support was provided under the Proyash-II project which is…

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Living in a Healthy & Violence-free family during COVID-19

  This is a story of an ideal family that practices good hygiene behaviours to protect themselves from #COVID19. They seek help regarding any health issues and report violence by…

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YPSA provided food aid to 5,000 unemployed workers

YPSA, an organization for sustainable development, has provided food assistance to 5,000 unemployed workers and poor families. These food items were distributed in packets among the unemployed workers and poor families…

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Facebook live discussion on Active Citizens Covid-19 Response

  Active Citizens, British Council is now organising a competition titled “Active Citizens Covid-19 Response: Social Action Innovation Ideas. The competition aims to provide young people under the Active Citizens…

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60 percent of the returnee migrants have run out of money brought while coming to the country

  CHANNEL 24, a TV channel in Bangladesh, featured a report on returnee migrants in COVID-19 situation. Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive of YPSA and Abdus Sabur, Program Manager of…

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Disinfectant water spray activities continuing under YPSA CEVEC Consortium

YPSA-CEVEC consortium (YPSA, NONGOR & Help Cox’s Bazar) under ‘Community Engagement in Countering Violent Extremism in Chattogram Division (CEVEC)’ project, supported by GCERF has taken initiative to distribute food, Hygiene…

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YPSA CEVEC Project distributes food package among 800 families

YPSA-CEVEC consortium (YPSA, Nongar & Help Cox’s Bazar) under ‘Community Engagement in Countering Violent Extremism in Chattogram Division (CEVEC)’ project, supported by GCERF has taken initiative to distribute food, Hygiene…

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Popularizing Soapy Water among Slum Dwellers

YPSA has taken initiative to popularize soapy water among slum dwellers with the help of Save the Children under Proyash II project. For this intervention, on 17th June, 2020, Proyash…

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Research published on Socio-Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Returnee Migrants in Bangladesh

YPSA has conducted a survey on the Socio-Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Returnee Migrants in Bangladesh. The survey was conducted online. A total of 55 foreign returnees took part in…

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Aid distribution by youth

Youth group in Chattogram came forward to cope with the Corona crisis

As an effect of COVID-19 pandemic, day labourer, transport workers, rickshaw puller, garment workers, hotel and restaurant workers, small businessman and shopkeepers are incurring loss and many people are not…

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WDMC of Chattogram City Corporation and Urban Community Volunteers responded to COVID-19 pandemic

Ward Disaster Management Committee (WDMC) and Urban Community Volunteers (UCVs) in three wards of Chattogram City Corporation respectively 7, 8 and 19, proactively responded to prevent COVID-19 pandemic. Major activities…

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YPSA’s‘COVID-19 Emergency Response’ Project in Chakoria, Cox’s Bazar

YPSA has started implementation of a four months project titled, ‘CPiE and EiE in COVID-19 Emergency Response’ with the support of Plan International at two unions – Kakaraunion and Chiringa…

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Several impoverished families received food in Kawkhali – COVID-19 pandemic

YPSA distributed food items to several impoverished families who lost their livelihood due to the COVID-19 outbreak in Kawkhali Upazila under Rangamati district on 6th May, 2020. The distributed food…

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Food distribution at Birshreshtha Ruhul Amin Stadium

900 families including Islamic scholars and Hindu priests received food

As COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc on Bangladesh, YPSA distributed food and protective materials among 900 families including Islamic scholars and Hindu priests at different places in Cox’s Bazar during…

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Guliakhali Sea Beach

Outbreak of COVID-19 and Mitigation Measures for the thousand service providers of YPSA Eco Tourism Project

Md. Arifur Rahman: The corona virus (COVID-19) pandemic is first and foremost a health crisis in recent world. Every day in world more than thousand lives are being lost. The…

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