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News Category: DRR & Humanitarian Response

Disaster Risk Reduction & Humanitarian Response

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YES Center organized Disaster Risk Reduction training for the school students

YES Center – Youth Empowerment Through Skills Project run by YPSA and Hope87 Bangladesh Consortium, organized a three-day long training workshop on Disaster Risk Reduction for the school students at Ramu…

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Rapid Need Assessment on elderly displaced Rohingya starts

Rapid Need Assessment on elderly displaced Rohingya started

Since 25 August, renewed violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state has forced more than half a million men, women and children, to flee their homes to escape brutal crackdown by Myanmar…

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A Rohingya men receiving food

Another 8500 displaced Rohingya families received food

YPSA has started food distribution among the persecuted & displaced new arrival unregistered Myanmar Nationals “displaced Rohingya” in Cox’s Bazar District in Bangladesh with the support of CONCERN WORLDWIDE.  Each…

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Women Friendly Space (WFS) at Moinerghona Camp in Ukhia, Cox’s Bazar.

Women Friendly Space (WFS) for Rohingya establised

More than fifty percent of forcefully displaced persons of Rakhine state are women. Rohingya women, who were worst victims of the violence and the easy prey for the rioters and…

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Food distribution by YPSA

YPSA distributes food to 1200 Rohingya families

YPSA, with the support of Action Aid Bangladesh, has started food distribution among the displaced Rohingya people in Cox’sbazar. Each food package contains 4Kg Dal, 1 litter Oil, 1Kg Sugar…

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Dignity kits distributed to displaced women from Myanmar

Dignity kits distributed to displaced women who fled violence in Myanmar

YPSA and ActionaAid Bangladesh have come together with humanitarian response for forcefully displaced Myanmar citizen in Cox’s Bazar. Most of these displaced citizens are women. During the crackdown by the…

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YPSA and WFP officials distributes rice bag to a female member of a Rohingya family

Food distribution continues to displaced Rohingya people

YPSA has been distributing emergency food to displaced Rohingya families since 20 September, 2017. Thousands of displaced Rohingyas who fled violence in Myanmar are now living in temporary shelters in…

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YPSA starts emergency food distribution to newly displaced Rohingya people

YPSA has started emergency food distribution to newly displaced Rohingya people who are living in a temporary shelter in Ukhia Upazila, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. New influx is around 500000 and…

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Beneficiaries are waiting to receive cash grant

YPSA’s humanitarian response to disasters: Cyclone MORA affected families received cash grant

YPSA distributed cash grant among 210 cyclone “MORA” affected families in Kutubdia Island under Cox’sbazar district on 15 June, 2017.  Each family has received four thousand Taka. Cash grants provided…

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How safe the coastal belt of the country is – Md. Arifur Rahman : A channel 24 TV feature

  A channel 24 TV feature on disaster risk in coastal areas in Bangladesh and effect of climate change. Md. Arifur Rahman, chief executive of YPSA was the host while…

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Discussion meeting on Disaster simulation

YPSA hosted a disaster simulation and rescue drill for the students in Cox’sbazar

Natural Disaster is the common phenomena in Bangladesh especially in the Cox’s Bazar since it is a coastal area. Every year people of this area face different types of natural…

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School based disaster risk reduction training held at Ramu

School based disaster risk reduction training held at Ramu

Cox’s Bazar is a disaster prone area. In each year the people of Cox’s Bazar face several disasters like flood, cyclone, earthquake etc. So for enhancing the local capacities to…

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Habitat for Humanity Bangladesh Country Director visits YPSA in Banshkhali

Habitat for Humanity Bangladesh Country Director visits YPSA in Banshkhali

YPSA distributed Emergency Shelter Kits to 2400 cyclone ROANU affected families at Khankanabad, Sanua and Gondamara Union and 47 T-shelter houses have been built for cyclone affected people at Khankanabad…

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Relief Support for Cyclone Affected Population in Need in South-East Bangladesh

Relief Support for Cyclone Affected Population in Need in South-East Bangladesh. Relief Support for Cyclone Affected Population in Need in South-East Bangladesh Funded by : European Union Humanitarian Aid and…

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Cyclone ROANU affected families receiving ESK

Cyclone ROANU affected families receive Emergency Shelter Kits at Banskhali

YPSA has distributed Emergency Shelter Kits among 1050 Cyclone ROANU affected families at Khankanabad Union of Bashkhali, Chittagong with the support of Habitat for Humanity Bangladesh. Mr. John Armstrong, National…

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Project inception meeting held with Upazila administration of Kutubdia, Cox’sbazar

Project inception meeting with Upazila administration of Kutubdia held

A project inception meeting on “Relief Support for Cyclone Affected Population in Need in South-East Bangladesh” was held at the conference room of Kutubdia Upazila, Cox’sbazar on 3 October 2016 which organized…

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The construction work was launched by Ms. Farah Kabir, Country Director of Actionaid Bangladesh, Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive YPSA and UNO of Banskhali

YPSA to build 50 semi-brick houses for people affected by cyclone “ROANU”

YPSA has been endeavoring to stay close to people who are affected by recent natural disasters in Chittagong division.  Following the continuance, YPSA has taken step to implement a project…

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Cash money and Non Food Item distribution

YPSA’s relief support being continued among the Cyclone ROANU affected people in Kutubdia

Tropical storm Roanu made landfall in the southern coastal region of Bangladesh on 21 May 2016. Eighteen (18) coastal districts were affected and among them Kutubdia has been affected severely…

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National Disaster Preparedness Day 2016

YPSA observes National Disaster Preparedness Day 2016

YPSA, Deputy Commissioner’s Office and other NGOs jointly organized rally and discussion meeting on March 10 to mark the National Disaster Preparedness Day 2016 with a view to raising mass…

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PWD receiving cash in Cox’sbazar

YPSA provides financial aid to the persons with disability

YPSA provides financial aid to the persons with disability affected by cyclone Komen and flash flood in Cox’sbazar which happened in the midst of 2015. At first YPSA conducted a…

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