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Young Power in Social Action (YPSA) is an organization for sustainable development and NGO in Special Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC)

News Category: Disaster Management

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YPSA observes International day for Disaster Reduction-2020

YPSA has observed International day for Disaster Reduction-2020 through day long activities in Chattogram. The activities are art competition among children, COVID-19 awareness door to door campaign by women group…

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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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Food distribution

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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Councilors of Chattogram City Corporation receive disinfectant sprayer

To prevent the spread of Dengue and Chikungunya, YPSA with the support of Save the Children Bangladesh has distributed disinfectant sprayer to the Councilor of Chattogram City Corporation under the…

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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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Beneficiaries receiving foods maintaining physical distance.

YPSA’s initiatives for distribution of food and protection materials

The prevailing situation of Conorna virus pandemic is deteriorating in Bangladesh as elsewhere across the globe. People of some districts of Bangladesh have been affected seriously by the COVID-19. Due…

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Initiative to save crops produced by marginal farmers in covid-19 pandemic situation

YPSA, Chittagong University Club 34 batch and SSC batch-96 have jointly taken initiative to save the crops produced by the marginal farmers in some areas of Fatikchari and Hathazari to…

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YPSA distributes food among low-income people in Rangamati – Coronavirus pandemic

Low-income people across the country struggle to survive as they remained without any work following the restrictive measures taken to tackle the coronavirus. YPSA has taken an initiative to provide…

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YPSA initiatives to the response to COVID-19 in greater Chattogram, Bangladesh

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U.S Ambassador Mr. Earl R. Miller visited YPSA program in Chattogram

The U.S. Ambassador to Bangladesh Mr. Earl R. Miller visited a community outreach screening activity on Maternal, Newborn and Children Health (MNCH) issue with the women group of YPSA PROYASH…

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Launching ceremony

Footbridge over Shitol Jhorna canal lauched

A footbridge over Shitol Jhorna canal besides the Roufabad railway crossing has been constructed jointly by WDMC, Save the Children, BRAC and YPSA. The long-awaited Shitol Jhorna footbridge was inaugurated…

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Training on “Search, Rescue, First aid & Fire Fighting for Urban Community Volunteers” started

A three-day training on “Search, Rescue, First aid & Fire Fighting for Urban Community Volunteers” started at the Chandanpura Fire Service and Civil Defense Station on 11th February, 2020. The…

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Training workshop

Joint Secretary of the Ministry of Defense facilitated training workshop of Ward Disaster Management Committee

Disaster Management Committee of Shulak Bahar Ward of Chattogram City Corporation organized a basic training workshop under YPSA-PROYASH II project on 26 November. Dr. Nurun Nahar Chowdhury, the Joint Secretary…

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YPSA provides necessary equipment and tools to Urban Community Volunteers

A total of 50 male and female volunteers of West Sholoshohor formed a community service group for disaster risk management under YPSA-Proyash-2 project.  The group received training on fire and…

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50 volunteers received training on firefighting, rescue and first aid facilitated by Fire Service & Civil Defence

As part of addressing the city’s risks and disasters, the ceremony of distributing certificates of firefighting, rescue and first aid training provided by the Bangladesh Fire Service & Civil Defence,…

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YPSA observed International Day for Disaster Reduction

YPSA observed International Day for Disaster Reduction

The United Nations General Assembly has announced 13 October as the International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) in order to promote a global culture of disaster reduction, including disaster prevention,…

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