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    Supporting midwifry with the Maasai

    18 April 2015 - ACT member Christian Aid supports training of traditional midwives among the Maasai, Noorkipali now attends women in childbirth.

    IOCC supports Syrian Families Under Attack

    16 April 2015 - ACT member IOCC Assists Refugee Families Under Attack Near Damascus

    The garden grows in the desert refugee camp

    14 April 2015 - The war in Syria already tires the aid donors around the world, but even more it exhausts the individuals that are placed inside the refugee camps.

    ACT Alliance joins religious and Faith-Based Organisation leaders committing to end extreme poverty by 2030

    9 April 2015 - ACT Alliance has joined over 30 leaders from major world religions and heads of global faith-based organisations to today launch a clarion call to action to end extreme poverty by 2030, a goal shared by the World Bank Group.

    Brazil: floods in Acre

    30 March 2014 - In February and March, heavy rain and floods have hit Acre in northern Brazil, 80,000 people have been severely affected in particular marginal communities and indigenous people.

    Vanuatu: update from ACT members on the ground

    19 March 2015 - Cyclone Pam hit Vanuatu in March 2015. The category 5 storm caused widespread destruction. ACT Alliance member Act for Peace responded to the crisis with emergency food, shelter and water. Here we have an interview with Geoff Robinson of Act for Peace, on the ground in Vanuatu

    Sendai disaster framework leaves the vulnerable behind

    18 March 2015 - The Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction just ended in Japan, with the adoption of the Sendai Framework for Action on Disaster Risk Reduction. The framework has been approved after long negotiations characterised by lack of political will to come up with a strong document that is ambitious enough.

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