The world hopes for good news on the climate from Lima says ACT Alliance

    28 November 2014 - Negotiations at the UN climate talks (COP20) in Lima, Peru in December must yield good news as the full impact of climate change becomes more evident in different parts of the world with science stating clearly that human action is the cause, said international humanitarian and development organisation ACT Alliance.

    Post-typhoon housing in Ugiao, Jaro

    26 November 2014 - To help vulnerable families after typhoon Haiyan, ACT member Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe built 58 permanent shelters in Jaro, Leyte, one of the worst affected areas.

    'A small paradise in the desert'

    21 November 2014 - Faith Kagwiria talks about the ongoing situation in the Dadaab refugee camps, home to hundreds of thousands of mainly Somali refugees.

    The Story of the Subversive Cross

    20 November 2014 - The Synod of the Lutheran Church in El Salvador, active ACT member in Central America, has shared this meaningful story about their history, with an anniversary this month.

    Start-up kits distributed to Ebola survivors in Sierra Leone

    19 November 2014 - ACT member Christian Aid is distributing essential household items to Ebola survivors in Sierra Leone this week as part of an initiative launched by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to meet Ebola survivors’ immediate needs and help them rebuild their lives.

    2 billion affected by disasters since 2005

    18 November 2014 - With over 150 UN Member States gathered in Geneva to negotiate the final text of a new agreement on disaster and climate risk management, ACT Alliance reasserts its commitment to reducing risks and creating resilience

    “I just want a house that is safe”

    12 November 2014 - One year after Haiyan, ACT accompanies thousands in commemorating Typhoon Haiyan.

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    ACT Alliance is a coalition of more than 140 churches and affiliated organisations working together in 140 countries to create positive and sustainable change in the lives of poor and marginalised people regardless of their religion, politics, gender, sexual orientation, race or nationality in keeping with the highest international codes and standards.

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