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Disaster Risk Reduction & Humanitarian Response

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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project closing meeting of Emergency WASH support to the people South-East flood and Cyclone KOMEN held

Project closing meeting of Emergency WASH support to the people South-East flood and Cyclone KOMEN held

Experience sharing and project closing meeting of Emergency WASH support to the people South-East flood and Cyclone KOMEN held on 17 Dec’15 at Upazilla hall room, Pekua, Cox’s bazar. Mr….

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Lessons Learnt Workshop on Oxfam-YPSA RESPONSE project held in Cox’sbazar

Lessons Learnt Workshop on Oxfam-YPSA RESPONSE project held in Cox’sbazar

YPSA organized a Lessons Learnt Workshop on 08 December 2015 at Horticulture Conference Hall, Jhilonja, Cox’s bazaar with the support of Oxfam, funded by DFID. The main objective of the…

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Distribution at Mognam union of Pekua

YPSA distributes hygiene kits to 410 families at Pekua

YPSA with the support of Plan International Bangladesh has distributed hygiene kits to 410 families affected by cyclone KOMEN and flood at Barbakia Union and Mognama Union of Pekua Upazila under…

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National Alliance for Risk Reduction and Response Initiatives (NARRI) consortium visits YPSA

National Alliance for Risk Reduction and Response Initiatives (NARRI) Consortium Manager (RESPONSE Project) Mr. Iqbal Hossain visited Oxfam-YPSA field on 05 September 2015. During his visit, he cross checked beneficiaries…

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YPSA distributes relief items at Ramu in Cox’s Bazar

YPSA distributes relief items at Ramu in Cox’s Bazar

1000 flood affected families of Chakmarkul and South Mitachary Union at Ramu in Cox’s bazar got humanitarian relief response from YPSA during 01 – 03 August 2015 under the project…

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Rally

National Disaster Preparedness Day 2015 observed

Keeping the slogan “Let us know science based information and bring down losses of disaster” Chittagong District Disaster Management Committee organized a rally and a discussion meeting to mark the…

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Rally

International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction’ 14 observed at Sitakund

Sitakund Upazila Disaster Management  organized rally and discussion meeting to mark the International Day for Disaster Reduction 2014 on 13th October with the support of YPSA and SDI. The event…

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Rally

International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction’ 14 observed at Chittagong

Chittagong District Administration organized rally and discussion meeting to mark the International Day for Disaster Reduction 2014 on 13th October with the theme of “Older people and disasters: Resilience is…

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NASA’s Terra satellite captured this Cyclonic storm ‘Mahasen’.

YPSA’s preparation to face the Cyclonic storm ‘Mahasen’

YPSA, as social development and experienced organization on disaster responses, has taken all-out preparation to successfully face the cyclonic storm Mahasen. YPSA already cancelled holiday of its staff including kept…

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YPSA participated in the Climate Change Fair

YPSA participated in the Climate Change Fair organized by UTSA with the support of Concern Universal Bangladesh. The Fair was held at Zela Shilpa Kala Academy, Chittagong on 13th December…

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YPSA celebrated International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction’ 12

Keeping the slogan “Women and Girls- The inVisible Force of Resilience” Chittagong District Administration Office organized a rally and a discussion meeting in commemoration of the International Day for Disaster…

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Disaster simulation held at Sitakund

Sitakund Disaster management committee organized a disaster simulation at Sitakund Gov. High School premises on September 1 with the support of YPSA and Handicap International. This simulation brings to life…

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Workshop on “Climate Change: Cyclone and landslide, Chittagong perspective” held

YPSA and CMDRR Forum jointly organized workshop on “Climate Change: Cyclone and landslide, Chittagong region perspective” at Shilpokola Academy Seminar hall, Chittagong on 23 February 2012.  Community Managed Disaster Risk…

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YPSA & Chittagong District Administration jointly observed IDDRR

YPSA & Chittagong District Administration Office jointly observed International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction on October 13, 2011 keeping the slogan “Making Children & Young People Partners in Disaster Risk…

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Workshop on Role of Community Radio in Disaster Risk Reduction

A workshop was held on 21 September, 2011 at Disaster Bhaban, Dhaka  on the issue and strategy related to Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change adaptation .The workshop was jointly organized…

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Community Based Disaster risk management inclusive in south Asia

YPSA organized Sharing meeting on “Community Based Disaster risk management inclusive in south Asia” project held on 20 September with the support of Handicap International. Md. Alamgir, UNO of Sitakund presided…

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Meeting on Disater Risk Management held

“Along with women and children, PWDs therefore account for a very significant percentage of the people injured or killed during disasters. Specific needs and vulnerabilities of PWDs therefore need to…

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DIPECHO Team visited YPSA

Luc Verna (DIPECHO TA), Olivier Brouant, Technical Assistant European Commission, Mr. Andrew Merat, DRM Regional Project Co-coordinator, and Md. Abu Jafar Ansary Project Coordinator of Handicap International visited YPSA’s Make…

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Handicap International Team Visited YPSA

Mr. Andrew Merat, DRM Regional project co-coordinator, Mrs Bitalie Taskin Islam, Program Coordinator and Md. Abu Jafar Ansary Project Coordinator of Handicap International visited YPSA’s Make Community Based Disaster risk…

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