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Young Power in Social Action (YPSA) is a voluntary, nonprofit, social development organization established in Chittagong in 1985. YPSA’s direct program interventions reach 9 million disadvantaged and vulnerable people in 12 districts of Bangladesh. Major focusing area of YPSA activities are climate change adaptation, environment and biodiversity, human rights, education, health, disaster management and knowledge development. At Present, YPSA has been implementing climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction projects including enhanced Disaster Preparedness among Communities and institutions in Bangladesh. Make Community based Disaster Risk Management inclusive South Asia, Disaster Preparedness by Ensuring Water and Sanitation Facilities in Relief Shelters , Restoration and Conservation of Biodiversity in the Denuded Hills in Chittagong, Adaptation of Climate Change by Ensuring Water and Sanitation facilities in Cyclone Shelters and Alternative Livelihoods to Support Forest Communities component of the Bangladesh Climate Change Resilience Fund and Climate Resilient Participatory Afforestation and Re-forestation Project in the South-Eastern Coastal Region of Bangladesh. YPSA is part of a global network for sustainable environmental development programmes including the Bangladesh Coastal Fisher folk Community Network, Coordination Council for Human Rights, Bio-diversity Research Group of Bangladesh, NGO Coordination Council for Climate Change, Network for Information,


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Website: www.ypsa.org

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Independent
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1985
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Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Imported
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