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News Category: DRR & Humanitarian Response

Disaster Risk Reduction & Humanitarian Response

Human chain

Human chain and prayer vigil for the victims of Cyclone 1991

YPSA, ADP, World Vision Bangladesh, Potenga Disability development forum and MAISHA jointly organized human chain and prayer vigil for the victims of Cyclone struck on 29 April 1991. On the…

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Training on ‘Mass Casualty Management’ ended

YPSA has successfully completed a 4-day training on ‘Mass Casualty Management’ for doctors at USTC conference hall from 19-22 April 2010 under DIPECHO V project funded by European Commission Humanitarian…

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Training for school management committee and community volunteer groups in Coxs Bazar

To ensuring the disaster friendly watsan facilities in the cyclone shelters, A Three-day training workshop for the School Management Committee and Community Volunteer groups held during 16- 18 March’10 at…

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Installation of water & sanitation facilities in cyclone shelter cum school at Cox's Bazar

Installation of water & sanitation facilities in cyclone shelter cum school at Cox’s Bazar

To ensure the water & sanitation facilities in cyclone shelter cum school during the disaster period YPSA is going to install the watsan facilities with support from Concern Universal- Bangladesh…

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A.B.M Mohiuddin Chowdhury, Mayor, Chittagong City Corporation

Mega rescue drill held in Chittagong

Training workshop on disaster preparedness and emergency management for the 180 community volunteers was successfully completed followed by a demonstration in Chittagong. YPSA,  CODEC and Bangladesh Fire Service and Civil…

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Rescue drill

Training for the Community Volunteer’s on “Search and Rescue” started

YPSA’s Disaster Risk Reduction and Emergency Management Unit (DEMU), Started three days training for the Community Volunteer’s on “Search and Rescue” under the technical support from Actionaid Bangladesh and financial…

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Sharing meeting on Disaster Preparedness held

Disaster Preparedness by Ensuring Water and sanitation facilities in Relief Shelters Project sharing meeting held from 9- 14 December at Cox’s Bazar with the support of Cordaid and CUB.YPSA conducted…

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YPSA's Community Voluntears helping fireman

YPSA’s Disaster & Emergency unit at the Landslide spot

11 people were killed in a rain-induced mudslide at Matijharna in Chittagong city on 18 August. The mudslide destroyed 14 houses of a slum built. YPSA’s Community Voluntears helped fireman…

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Meeting on Disaster Preparedness By Ensuring Water and Sanitation Facilities in Relief Shelter

YPSA organized orientation and planning meeting on “Disaster Preparedness By Ensuring Water and Sanitation Facilities in Relief Shelter” during 27-29 July 2009 at Cox’s Bazar with support from Iris Aid…

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Group photo

Action Aid China team visited YPSA

Action Aid China team visited different community and Institution based preparedness programs of YPSA Disaster & Emergency Management Unit supported by Action Aid Bangladesh (Group photo at YPSA 14th January…

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workshop with BGMEA

Sharing Workshop with BGMEA on disaster risk reduction for the Garment Factories

YPSA arranged a sharing workshop with BGMEA on Disaster Risk Reduction for the garments factories at Meridian hotel, Chittagong on August 31. Md. M. Mohiuddin Chowdhury, Director, BGMEA- Chottagong was…

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Poster distribution by YPSA

YPSA distributes Poster on preparedness and precautions for the earthquake

YPSA’s Disaster and Emergency Management Unit distributes Poster to the garments factories at Chittagong to raise awareness about disaster among the workers as well as owners. The poster indicates preparedness…

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Volunteers at Certificate given ceremony

Volunteers received training on Disaster preparedness, Rescue and Primary treatment

There are 10 Community Volunteer Groups were formed in the Chittagong City Corporation under the project ‘Mobilizing Communities for Disaster Risk Reduction’. Young volunteers received training on Disaster preparedness, Rescue…

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YPSA disaster day

YPSA’s Disaster & Emergency Management Unit collaboration with the Bangladesh Government observed National Disaster Preparedness Day 2008 at Chittagong

Picture Gallery of National Disaster Preparedness Day 2008 observation   Abdul Halim, District Relief and Rehabilitation Officer, Chittagong, receives T-shirts Leaflet distribution <p >Ashraf Shamim, Deputy Commissioner of Chittagong, receivesPoster…

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11th June tragedy YPSA, always there with immediate relief

It was estimated that 126 people were killed and about 1000 injured by the mudslides during the heavy rainfalls on 11th June in Chittagong, Bangladesh. According to the Meteorological Department…

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Rescue Drill in Head Office

YPSA recently held a rescue drill simulation for its own head office staff. Involving over 40 people including staff members, volunteers and international delegates, the drill, usually for school students,…

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