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News Category: DRR & Humanitarian Response

Disaster Risk Reduction & Humanitarian Response

City Mayor Rezaul Karim - YPSA

Round Table Meeting on Prevention of Fire Incidents, Explosion in Chattogram

Chemical depots in Chattogram, have witnessed several incidents of fire, blast, and explosion over the years. These incidents have resulted in loss of life, injuries, and damage to property. The…

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Chattogram remarked as pioneer in organizing mayor award

For the first time Chattogram City Corporation (CCC) has initiated Mayor Award 2022 with the support of Young Power in Social Action (YPSA) and Save the Children. The award giving…

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Cleanliness campaign by youth in the canal adjacent to Faridapara Taltal road

Cleanliness campaign run by youth in the city

There is no railing in the canal adjacent to Faridapara Taltal road under 4th Ward of Chattogram City Corporation. Nearby there are several schools, madrassas, mosques, various small businesses including…

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Meeting

Meeting with Director General-1 of Prime Minister’s Office Mr. Nafiul Hasan at Cox’s Bazar

A meeting with the Director General-1 of Prime Minister’s Office Mr. Nafiul Hasan at the Cox’s Bazar DC Office Coordination Hub, Camp # 17, on February 18. The meeting was…

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Model Waste Management Pilot Project Assessment and Next Planning Meeting held CCC

Model Waste Management Pilot Project Assessment and Next Planning Meeting at CCC

A discussion meeting titled “Model Waste Management Pilot Project Assessment and Next Planning Meeting” was held at the Conference hall of Chattogram City Corporation (CCC) On 19th February. CCC, YPSA…

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Global Urban Lead Visits YPSA

Sarah Sabry, Global Lead-Urban and Stephanie Nicol, Program Officer of Save the Children visited YPSA from 23rd-24th January. During the visit, she explored different impact level activities YPSA has done…

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Lessons Learnt and Planning Workshop on Livelihood Training for Women and Youth - YPSA

Lessons learned and Planning Workshop on Livelihood Training for Women and Youth

A Sharing and Learning Workshop among trainer, trainee and job holders took place in Beuro Bangladesh on 12th January. YPSA has organized the workshop with the support of Save the…

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Group photo of Consultation Meeting on City Master Plan

Chattogram Urban Network organized Consultation Meeting on City Master Plan

In presence of 15 different INGOs, NGOs, UN bodies, academicians, planners and urban experts, Chattogram Urban Network (CUN) has organized a consultation meeting on City Master Plan at Pitstop Restaurant…

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YPSA observed International Volunteer Day 2022

YPSA has supported two campaigns initiated by Urban Community Volunteers of Chattogram City Corporation on the occasion of International Volunteer Day 2022. During the campaign, volunteers spread the slogan, “lets’…

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Sharing meeting of Multi-Hazard Contingency Plan Held at Chattogram City Corporation

Sharing meeting on “Multi-Hazard Contingency Plan” held at Chattogram City Corporation

YPSA organized a sharing meeting on “Multi-Hazard Contingency Plan” with different city stakeholders, held at the Conference room of Chattogram City Corporation on 27th November 2022. The meeting was chaired…

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YPSA Food Assistance Program, outlet at Rohingya camp 2W

Chief Executive of YPSA visited YPSA General Food Assistance (GFA) Programme in Rohingya Camp

Mr. Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive, YPSA visited YPSA GFA programme in Rohingya Camp on 17 November, 2022. Dr. Shamsun Nahar Chowdhury Lopa, a prominent Educationist and Social Researcher, accompanied…

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YPSA organized DRR Training and Fire Drill for the Rohingya Youths in the Camps, Cox’s Bazar

YPSA in association with Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN) organized a two-day workshop on ‘Sustainable Community Development for Disaster Risk Reduction Management in the Rohingya Camps’ to build the…

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Rohingya kids in YPSA Learning Center

Chief Executive of YPSA visited Education Program in Rohingya Camp

Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive, YPSA visited different interventions of Education program in Rohingya Camp on 17 November’2022. Dr. Shamsun Nahar Chowdhury Lopa, a prominent educationist and social researcher, accompanied…

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Project Start-Up and Progress Review Meeting of YPSA-IRC-GAC Project

Project Start-Up and Progress Review Meeting of YPSA-IRC-GAC Project

“We should focus on institutional capacity building in every intervention, not merely on individual projects that we implement. Since our partnership with IRC (International Rescue Committee), they are providing us…

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Refugee Relief and Repatriation Commissioner (Joint Secretary) Mr. Mohammad Mizanur Rahman, and YPSA Chief Executive Mr. Md. Arifur Rahman

Meeting with Refugee Relief and Repatriation Commissioner and YPSA Chief Executive.

Bangladesh become a role model for the world for humanitarian aid activities. Through its success in achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) 2015 and towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals…

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educational materials distribution

YPSA distributed Start-up kits/Materials for “Education Cannot Wait” Project at Rohingya Camps and Host community

YPSA has been implementing the project “ECW-MYRP-II” (Education Cannot Wait) Project both in the Rohingya Camp and Host Communities with the financial support from Education Cannot Wait (ECW) and technical…

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Group photo in front of Fire Service & Civil Defence, Chattogram

100 Urban Community Volunteers receive training course certificate by Fire Service & Civil Defence

YPSA with the support of Save the Children provided Search, Rescue, First Aid & Fire Fighting Training Course to 100 volunteers from 41 wards of Chattogram City Corporation (CCC). On…

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Director General (Grade-1) of NGO Affairs Bureau Tariqul Islam visits YPSA in Cox's Bazar

DG of NGO Affairs Bureau Tariqul Islam visits YPSA in Cox’s Bazar

Director General (Grade-1) of NGO Affairs Bureau of the Prime Minister’s Office K. M. Tariqul Islam has visited different social development activities of YPSA in Cox’s Bazar on 29 October’…

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Group photo of launching ceremony of Bangladesh Alliance of Youth (BAY)

Bangladesh Alliance of Youth (BAY) launched for safe, sustainable and inclusive city

A new alliance has been formed comprising at least 25 local, national and international youth organizations operating in Chattogram. The alliance has announced to work jointly with government and non-governmental…

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Launching ceremony

Chattogram Urban Network launched for a safe, sustainable and inclusive Chattogram City

Chattogram Urban Network (CUN) held it’s launching ceremony at Chattogram Press Club on 28th August 2022. More than 20 INGO, NGO, UN bodies , academician, civil society members, planners and…

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