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News Category: Environment and Climate Change

YPSA participated in the Nansen Initiative Regional Consultation in South Asia held in Khulna, Bangladesh

Nansen Initiative Regional Consultation in South Asia held in Khulna

More than 90 participants representing governments of seventeen countries from South Asia and the Indian Ocean region including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Madagascar, Maldives, Mauritius, Nepal, and Sri Lanka as well…

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A woman receiving grant in the ceremony

Grants Handover Ceremony for the Forest Dependent Communities held

YPSA has successfully completed 1st installment of Grants Handover Ceremony for the Forest Dependent Communities on 15 March’ 2015 at YPSA HRDC, Chittagong. The program was jointly organized by YPSA…

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Roundtable Discussion and Launching of Mapping reportat at CIRDAP, Dhaka

Comprehensive Policy is Needed for Protection the Rights of Climate Displaced Peoples

A comprehensive Climate Change Policy is now demand of time, which can cover all climate changes issues including the rights of climate displaced peoples of Bangladesh. I, myself, will take…

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Rally on World Environment Day 2014 at Mirsarai

World Environment Day’ 14 observed

Baraiyadala National Park Committee organized rally and discussion meeting with the support of YPSA, Department of Forest (Chittagong North) and Upazila Administration at Mirsharai to mark the World Environment Day…

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Human chain

Human chain formed demanding reconstruction of Banshbaria Dam

Demanding reconstruction of Banshbaria Dam, representatives from 20 local organizations and members of Youth Leaders Forum (YPSA-Leadership Development Program) joined their hands to form a human chain along Dhaka-Chittagong Highway…

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Require integrated approach for rehabilitation of climate displaced people

Rehabilitation of climate displaced persons by the government and non-government sectors are, to date, insignificant in terms of the total number of displaced persons. Importantly, livelihood problems remain after the…

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Meeting at Zilla Parishad Conference Hall of Cox’s Bazar

Consultation Meeting with Stakeholders of Cox’s Bazar on Climate Displacement held

“Cox’s Bazar city is now full of climate displaced peoples came from different vulnerable Upazilas of the Cox’sbazar district as well as different districts of the country. Their rights of…

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Muhammad Ashraf Hossain, UNO handover cheque to the forest dependent people

Forest dependent people received 20 million Taka from YPSA-BSRM Khet Khamar Project

2 groups of forest dependent people in Mirsharai Upazila received 20 million Taka (10 million each group) from YPSA-BSRM Khet Khamar Project at the office of Upazila Nirbahi Officer on…

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Discussion meeting with media representative on climate displacement held

YPSA organized discussion meeting with leading media representatives from print, online and electronic media for raising mass awareness on climate displacement issues held at Pitstop restaurant of Chittagong on 10…

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Coastal Kids art competition on climate displaced peoples held

YPSA and William Carey Academy, Chittagong jointly organized “Coastal Kids Art Competition” with the support of Coastal Kids Project of Displacement Solutions on January 22, 2014. Students of class five…

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Advocacy Meeting with stakeholders on climate displacement issues held at Mirsarai

Peoples of Mirsarai coastal area frequently suffered by river erosion, salinity intrusion, arsenic water contamination and strong tidal surges. There were 20 km long mangrove forest along the embankment to…

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Orientation workshop for strengthening capacity of the School Management Committees held

“Strengthening capacity of the School Management Committees would help them to integrate their roles for assuring sustainable option of safe water supply, sanitation and hygiene promotion” speaker said in a two-day…

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Mr. Muhammad Ashraf hossain, Upazila Nirbahi Officer distributed the cheque to the leaders of Khaiyachara and Baroiadala National Park Co-Management Committee

Forest dependent people of Mirsarai Upazila receive donation

Forest dependent people of Mirsarai Upazila received donation of 350000 Taka from YPSA and Arannayk Foundation in an occasion held at the office of Mirsarai Upazila Nirbahi Officer on 30…

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inaugural program

Construction work of water and sanitation facility for the Abdul Bari Government Primary School started

Construction work of water and sanitation facility for the Abdul Bari Government Primary School has been inaugurated by Mr. Mohammad Taiyab, 18 East Bakolia Ward Commissioner of Chittagong City Corporation…

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Inaugural

Climate Change Adaption by Ensuring Water and Sanitation Facility in Cyclone Shelter project inaugurated

YPSA is implementing a project “Climate Change Adaption by Ensuring Water and Sanitation Facility in Cyclone Shelter” funded by Every Drop Matters (EDM), a partnership between the United Nations Development…

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One to one advocacy with Mr. Mostafa Kamal Pasa, Member of Parliament of Sandwip

One to one advocacy for ensuring housing land and property rights of climate displaced people held

One to one advocacy with the local government and influential persons for ensuring housing land and property rights of climate displaced people held in Sandwip (An island near Chittagong). YPSA’s…

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Stakeholder Consultation Meeting on Climate Displacement Issue held at Sandwip

Continuous sea-level rise and massive erosion, both manifestations of global climate change, are shrinking the size of Sandwip upazila and this is on the verge of disappearance. Climate displaced people…

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Contract singing between Mr.Farid Uddin Ahmed , Executive Director of Arannayk Foundation (AF) and Mr.Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive of YPSA

Contract Signed for “Climate Resilient Participatory Afforestation and Reforestation Project ( CRPARP)”

YPSA and Arannayk Foundation (AF) recently made an official contract to implement a comprehensive long term project called “Climate Resilient Participatory Afforestation and Reforestation Project ( CRPARP)” . The Bangladesh…

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Partcipants of the final round at Coastal Kids Debate Competition and Guests

Coastal Kids Debate Competition 2013 on “Climate Change and Climate Displaced People” ended

Sitakund Girls School defeats P.H. Amin Academy and becomes champion at the final round of Coastal Kids Debate Competition 2013 organized by YPSA on 3rd October at Chittagong Police Institution…

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Stakeholder Consultation on Climate Displacement Issues at Banskhali Upazilla

Stakeholder Consultation on Climate Displacement Issues at Banskhali Upazilla

YPSA organized a stakeholder consultation meeting with the GOs, NGOs and Civil Society group working for Climate Displaced People under YPSA-HLP rights initiative project at Upazilla Officer’s Club of Banskhali…

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