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News Category: Disaster Management

WFP YPSA project inception

YPSA with WFP starts GFA Program on the New Year Eve of 2022!

On the advent of Year 2022, YPSA in association with the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) started “General Food Assistance Program” at Ukhiya, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Earlier YPSA had…

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Speech by City Mayor in YPSA Urban Community Volunteer Convention 2021

Urban Community Volunteer Convention 2021 organized by YPSA for the first time in Bangladesh

Urban Community Volunteer Convention 2021, titled “Trained Urban Community Volunteer are for Building Safe Community” was held on 8th December in LGED building in Chattogram. City Mayor Alhaj M. Rezaul…

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City Mayor Inaugurated Model Waste Management Pilot Program in Nabinagor

City mayor inaugurated Model Waste Management Pilot Program in Nabinagor

Chattogram City Corporation in collaboration with YPSA and Save the Children has started a model waste management pilot project at West Sholashahar Ward. City mayor Rezaul Karim Chowdhury inaugurated the…

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Save The Children Country Director Visits YPSA and Proyash-II Model Waste Management Initiative

Save The Children Country Director visits YPSA and Proyash-II Model Waste Management Initiative

Mr. Onno Van Manen, Country Director of Save the Children, visited YPSA head Office and Proyash-II Project Model Waste Management Initiative implemented in Nabinagar area of 7 no West Sholashahar…

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YPSA inaugurated Isolation Center in Primary School

YPSA inaugurated Isolation Center in Primary School

On November 16, 2021 an isolation room was inaugurated in Nasirabad Colony Government School. Also a discussion meeting on the use and maintenance of isolation room was held as part…

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Capacity building training on SOD

Capacity building training on SOD held for Ward Disaster Management Committee in Chattogram

Chittagong District Administration has organized basic disaster management training on Standing order of Disaster (SOD) for Ward Disaster Management committee (WDMC) members of Chattogram City Corporation to enhance the capacity…

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YPSA Proyash-II Urban Community Volunteers honored by Chattogram District Administration

YPSA Proyash-II Urban Community Volunteers honored by Chattogram District Administration

Chattogram District Administration has conferred special honors to 21 urban community volunteers (UCV) under YPSA PROYASH-II project for their active participation in various humanitarian activities undertaken by the Chattogram district…

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Training Certificate handovered among Urban Community Volunteers on International Day for Disaster Reduction

On 13th October, YPSA has observed International Day for Disaster Reduction, 2021 under Proyash II project with the support of Save the Children. YPSA observed the day with DC office…

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Bangladesh Alliance of Youth (BAY) formed for a Safe, Sustainable, and inclusive city

YPSA Proyash-II project with the support of Save the Children has formed a Youth network in the name of `Bangladesh Alliance of Youth (Bay)’ in Chattogram engaging several youth organizations…

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The USA Ambassador to Bangladesh Earl R. Miller visits YPSA led Learning Center

US Ambassador Earl R. Miller visited YPSA’s Rohingya Response Program in Cox’s Bazar

The USA Ambassador to Bangladesh Earl R. Miller visited YPSA’s Education In Emergency (EIE) activities under Rohingya Response Program supported by Save the Children, in Cox’s Bazar on September 19,…

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Mayor Dialogue

Mayor Dialogue on Mayor Award and Sustainable Waste Management Initiative

YPSA organized a Mayor Dialogue on Mayor Award and Sustainable Waste Management Initiative for a cleaner, greener and safer Chattogram city. The program was held at the Conference room of…

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YPSA provides emergency cash support among COVID-19 affected poor families

YPSA has been implementing a project namely COVID-19 Affected Rohingya and Host Communities Response Project in Cox’s Bazar; Bangladesh with support of Solider Suisse from February 2021. Due to COVID-19…

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Safety Equipment Distribution inaugurated by the Ward Counselor

Safety Equipment Distribution in Ward Disaster Management Committee Meeting

On 17th August 2021, YPSA has distributed 29 kinds of safety equipment for urban community volunteers during the Ward Disaster Management Committee meeting at ward office of Ward-8 under Chattogram…

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Volunteers in action

Urban Community Volunteers save lives from landslide during heavy monsoon

YPSA advocates about urban community volunteer activities while attending different meeting arranged by Hill Management Committee under Department of Environment. In last meetings in the month of May and June…

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Mayor Rezaul Karim Chawdhury handover uniform to a volunteer

City Mayor announce Urban Community Volunteer formation in 41 Wards of Chattogram City Corporation

Inspired by Save the Children and YPSA’s initiative to train Urban Community Volunteers (UCV) in Ward 7, 8, and 19 no ward, therefore, UCVs proactive participation in community welfare and…

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Search, Rescue, First Aid & Fire Fighting Training Course for Urban Community Volunteers

On June 22, 2021, at the Dewanhat Fire Station Training Center, under Proyash II project supported by of Save the Children, YPSA has organized Search, Rescue, First Aid & Fire…

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World Refugee Day : Dignified and sustainable repatriation of Rohingyas is ultimate solution

International actors must redouble their effort to put pressure on the Myanmar government to ensure a dignified and sustainable repatriation which is the ultimate solution to the Rohingya crisis. Speakers…

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Rezaul Karim, Mayor of Chattogram City Corporation attends the meeting as chief guest

Improvement of coordination mechanism and citizen engagement for better waste management to stop the curse of Waterlogging

YPSA organized a virtual dialogue on waterlogging titled “ Waterlogging in Port City: identifying obstacles and finding way of sollutions” on 30th May, 2021, in presence of local government, urban…

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Field visit

Chief Executive Officer of Chattogram City Corporation visits Proyash II Project Area

On 23rd May, 2021 Kazi Muhammad Mozammel Haque, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Chittagong City Corporation (CCC) has visited Ward-7 field areas and activities under Proyash II project implemented by…

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