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Climate Change and Displacement Program of YPSA

YPSA’s intervention on Climate Change in Bangladesh

YPSA Participated at the 26th  United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26)

YPSA Participated in the 26th  United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland

World leaders, climate experts, and campaigners of 197 countries gathered in Glasgow from 31 October to 12 November 2021 to attend the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties…

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Homes for some of Bangladesh’s most vulnerable climate-affected families – DS’s film

  Have a look at the new film on DS’s One House, One Family at a time project where we build homes for some of Bangladesh’s most vulnerable climate-affected families….

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Speech by Mayor Rezaul Karim

Everyone must work together to protect the rights of the displaced people – CCC Mayor Rezaul Karim

YPSA organized a Mayor Dialogue with the participation of mayors of Chattagram and Cox’s Bazar, councilors, representatives of displaced people, researchers, academics, journalists, development workers, civil society and youth to…

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Mr. Brian Gorlick visits YPSA

International Consultant Mr. Brian Gorlick, ex-senior official of UNHCR, visited YPSA on 18th November 2019. During this visit, he met with YPSA senior management team at head office along with…

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Speech by Additional Divisional Commissioner (General) Chattogram.

Seminar on Modernization of the Bangladesh Water Development Board to face the challenges posed by climate change

A seminar titled “Modernization of the Bangladesh Water Development Board for Building Sustainable and Enduring Embankments to Face the Challenges Posed by Climate Change” was held in Chattogram Zila Shilpakala…

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sewing machine distribution by YPSA

Realistic program for rehabilitation of climate displaced people required : UNO of Kutubdia

“Kutubdia is the most vulnerable place in Bangladesh for climate change induced disaster and displacement problem. So, people of this island are living with anxiety here about the displaced from…

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YPSA distributes roofing sheet

Distribution of Sewing machines, roofing sheets (tins) and latrine to Climate Displaced People

YPSA is implementing the project “Developing a project for Community-driven Planned Relocation of Highly Vulnerable Climate Displaced Households in South-Eastern Coast of Bangladesh” at Kutubdia, Pekua and Banskhali Upazila with…

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One House One Family At A Time

  Relocation of climate forced displaced people in Bangladesh

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YPSA distributes sewing machines, roofing sheets (tins) and latrine equipment among Climate Displaced People in costal areas

YPSA is implementing the project “Developing a project for Community-driven Planned Relocation of Highly Vulnerable Climate Displaced Households in South-Eastern Coast of Bangladesh” at Kutubdia, Pekua and Banskhali Upazila with…

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Community Team formation meeting at Kutubdia

Capacity Building Training and Community Engagement events on right based solution for climate displaced people

YPSA formed 20 community team with local climate displaced people at Kutubdia, Pekua and Banskhali upazila under the “Developing a project for Community-driven Planned Relocation of Highly Vulnerable Climate Displaced…

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Momena Akter, Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO), Banskhali

Aadvocacy meeting with stakeholders for ensuring right based approach for rehabilitation for climate displaced people

YPSA organized 3 advocacy workshops with different stakeholders at Banskhali, Pekua and Kutubdia upazila under the title “Climate induced displaced households in South-Eastern coast of Bangladesh: Necessary for Joint right…

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Workshop at Kutubdia UNO office

Rehabilitation of climate displaced persons is time demand

“Sustainable rehabilitation of climate induce displaced people in Kutubdia is a demand of time” speakers said in a workshop on preparing project proposals for community-based sustainable rehabilitation for the highly…

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Speech by Upazila Nirbahi Officer Mahbubul Karim

Workshop on the sustainable rehabilitation of climate induced displaced people held at Pekua

YPSA organized a workshop on preparing project proposals for community-based sustainable rehabilitation for the highly distressed climatic induced displaced families of southeast coastal area of Bangladesh. The workshop was held…

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Mr Mohammad Shahjahan, Deputy Director-YPSA, gave welcome speech

Workshop on planned relocation of highly vulnerable climate induced displaced households in South-Eastern coast of Bangladesh

On Monday,September 17, 2018, a workshop was held on “planned relocation of highly vulnerable climate induced displaced households in South-Eastern coast of Bangladesh”. The workshop was organized by YPSA (Young Power…

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Dr. Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad visits climate displaced families relocated by YPSA

Dr. Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad visits climate displaced families relocated by YPSA

Dr. Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad, Chairman of Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF) and Coordinator of Bangladesh Climate Change Negotiating Team, visited YPSA’s rehabilitation program for climate displaced people at Sayedpur union, Sitakund on March 20, 2017….

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Launching and Installation Ceremony for Lawyers Initiative for Displacement Solutions held

According to the constitution of Bangladesh and different acts and policies, rights of climate displaced persons have to be ensured. But climate displaced peoples are living in the embankment, urban…

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YPSA Team at UNFCCC COP21

YPSA team at UN Climate Change Conference COP21 in Paris

YPSA team comprised Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive of YPSA and Mr.Vashkar Bhattacharjee, Program Manager of YPSA and GAATES Country Representative in Bangladesh officially accredited by the United Nations to…

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Chief Executive of YPSA Md. Arifur Rahman presented "Environment and Livelihood Security" issues at Technical Session ii: Climate Change and Inclusive Growth.

National consultation workshop “Growth and Climate Change: Opportunities and Challenges in Bangladesh” held

European Union EU, BRAC and BRAC University organized a national consultation workshop “Growth and Climate Change: Opportunities and Challenges in Bangladesh” at The Westin Hotel, Dhaka on 27th October15. Chief…

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“Rights of Climate Displaced Persons: A Pocket Guide” jointly published by YPSA and Displacement Solution was launched in the program

Orientation to Lawyers on Climate Displacement held

YPSA and Lawyers’ Initiative for Displacement Solutions (LIDS) jointly organized an orientation program for lawyers on Climate Displacement issue at Hotel Heritage, Chittagong on 9th July, 2015. A new publication…

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