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News Category: DRR & Humanitarian Response

Disaster Risk Reduction & Humanitarian Response

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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Woman receiving food

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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DFID Head of Humanitarian and Protracted Crisis team visit YPSA Response Program in Rohingya Camp

A high level team of DFID visited YPSA Age Friendly Space (AFS-5) at Camp-13, Burmapara, Tasnimarkhola, Thaingkhali, Ukhiya, Cox’s Bazar on 25 November, 2019. Mr. Robert Watt OBE, Head of…

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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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DG visit YPSA activities at the camp

Director General of NGO Affairs Bureau Abdus Salam visited YPSA Rohingya Response Program

YPSA has been implementing various social and human development programs in Cox’s Bazar District since 2001. After 25, 2017, various humanitarian assistance programs had been implementing for the forcefully displaced…

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Nahim Razzaq MP along with 53 local and foreign youths visit YPSA’s humanitarian assistance programs

Honorable Member of Parliament of Bangladesh and Member of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Nahim Razzaq along with 53 local and foreign youths visited various humanitarian assistance…

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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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YPSA celebrated “International Day of Older Persons 2019

YPSA celebrated “International Day of Older Persons’2019” at the Age Friendly Space in Ukhiya

YPSA celebrated “International Day of Older Persons’2019” at the Age Friendly Space (AFS-05), Camp-13 (D4), Burmapara, Tasnimarkhola, Thaingkhali, Ukhiya, Cox’s Bazar on 01 October with the technical support of HelpAge…

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Speech by president of 8 Ward Disaster Management Committee

Inception meeting of Sholokbohor Ward Disaster Management Committee held

“Unplanned work is mainly responsible for any man-made disaster.  We are cutting down trees, destroying our mountains by illegal hill cutting and filling up ponds. So we are in a great…

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Australian Foreign Minister visit YPSA led TLC

Australian Foreign Affairs Minister visits YPSA’s humanitarian response project for the forcefully displaced Rohingya

Australian Foreign Affairs Minister Marise Payne visited YPSA’s humanitarian response project for the forcefully displaced Rohingya in Coxs Bazar on 4th September 2019. Australian High Commissioner to Bangladesh, H.E. Julia Niblett…

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Orientation on Urban Risk Assessment with Chattogram City Corporation held

An orientation session on Urban Risk Assessment (URA) with all sector’s specialists of Chattogram City Corporation was held on 25th June, 2019 at the conference hall of CCC. The orientation…

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Green and Clean Campaign by Urban Community Volunteers

A group of 50 Urban Community Volunteers led a Green and Clean Campaign in 7 no. West Sholosohor Ward on 19th May, 2019.  Md. Mobarak Ali; Ward Councilor of 7…

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City Mayor in YPSA meeting

Adding extra floors without permission from CDA is not acceptable : City Mayor

“Land developer companies and land owners often add extra floors without permission while constructing multi-storied buildings. They raise additional floors by not following their approved plan from CDA. It is…

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