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  • Voluntary Organization for Rural Advancement VORSA
    23/1 Saidabad, 1st floor
    1100 Dhaka
    Bangladesh

    Email: nbagmer@yahoo.com
    Phone: +88 1717216548

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Voluntary Organization for Rural Advancement (VORSA)

Non-Governmental Organization

VISION Established and empowered poor and vulnerable rural people especially the women and children in society. MISSION To establish the poor and vulnerable people, especially the women and children in the society through making them aware, capable, self-reliant and self-initiator through building capacity,...

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Mission

VISION
Established and empowered poor and vulnerable rural people especially the women and children in society.

MISSION
To establish the poor and vulnerable people, especially the women and children in the society through making them aware, capable, self-reliant and self-initiator through building capacity, institution, capital, utilization of local resources and imparting felt-need based problem solving necessary skilled, trained, experienced and qualified personnel.

Disaster Reduction Goal

Increase capacity to the vulnerable community by introducing disaster risk reduction measures

Policies and Programmes in DRR

Ensure role and responsibilities to the lower level administration and grass root level community people on DRR
Capacity building for staff and community as 1st responder
Building flood resilient house
Formation of community based volunteers

Membership in Key Networks

Member of Bangladesh Environment Development Society
Member Federation of Non-government Organizations
Member Bangladesh Disaster Risk Reduction Committee
Member Bangladesh Legal Services

Making disaster risk reduction a policy priority, institutional strengthening (HFA 1)

Institutional strengthening on disaster risk reduction policy

Risk assessment and early warning systems (HFA 2)

Introduce community based early warning system
Vulnerability and capacity assessment

Education, information and public awareness (HFA 3)

Dissemination of public address system

Reducing underlying risk factors (HFA 4)

Ensure food security by adapting livelihood measures
Building flood resilient houses
Construction of flood shelter

Preparedness for effective response (HFA 5)

Ensure all aspects of DRR management
Creation of community level volunteers
Organization training on first aid, search and rescue, evacuation, fire safety and security

Other activities

Water sanitation program

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  • 23/1 Saidabad, 1st floor 1100 Dhaka Bangladesh

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