PHALS is a private non-profitable voluntary organization professionally managed & committed, founded by a group of social workers in 1991 after devastating April Cyclone at Cox's Bazar district of Bangladesh through rehabilitating number of cyclone effected poor family in Cox'sBazar. Since its officially inception in 1996, PHALS has carried out various development programs/activities actively in community capacity building and issue based networking. The primary focus of PHALS is on the problems of the poor , less privileged people and in their struggle to obtain a life of justice and dignity. Environment stabilization, education and empowerment of the community for self-reliance are the most important components of its mission. Gender discrimination / justice, Basic human rights, Child & victimized women protection, education, and livelihood promotion are our basic focus area and concern.