2nd ACT Assembly 2014
© Peter Høvring/ ACT Alliance
Afghanistan floods and landslides
© ACT/CWS/Kelli Siddiqui
South Sudan Conflict
© ACT/DCA/LWF/Mai Gad
Typhoon Haiyan, The Philippines
© Erik de Castro/Reuters
ACT in action as Syria crisis continues
© Mohammed Massoud Morsi
 

    News

    Fast action on Central African Republic’s ceasefire deal required

    24 July 2014 - Following the ceasefire agreement between the two main factions in the Central African Republic (CAR) on Wednesday, ACT Alliance has heightened its humanitarian assistance in the restoration of a country that has been at the brink of self-destruction.

    ACT Alliance applauds human rights resolution on Gaza

    24 July 2014 - During a Special Session of the UN Human Rights Council, on 23 July 2014, a resolution was adapted to among other things; create a commission of inquiry to investigate human rights violations in the recent attacks between Israeli military and Hamas in the occupied Palestinian Territory.

    Women taking the lead

    23 July 2014 - In South Sudan, ACT member World Renew works on improving agricultural production, and women take the lead

    Tanzanian Flood Testimonies

    21 July 2014 - First-hand accounts of the floods in Tanzania and what they mean for farmers.

    Gaza: ”The children know they can die

    18 July 2014 - Many people of Gaza are trapped in their homes, says DCA employee in Gaza, who is hiding indoors with his frightened family

    Volunteer hero in the wake of the typhoon

    14 July, 2014 - Thousands of volunteers came forward immediately after super typhoon Haiyan caused chaos in November last year. Zenaida A. Calzada, 27, was one of them.

    Attacks on innocent civilians in Israel oPt conflict must stop says ACT Alliance

    11 July 2014 - Innocent men, women and children are suffering and paying the ultimate price for the failure of the politicians as violence escalates between Israel and the occupied Palestinian territory

    » More news from around the alliance

    Multimedia

    • Survivors of Haiyan

      Survivors of Haiyan

      8 May, 2014. Six months ago, typhoon Haiyan made landfall in the Philippines. In the early morning hours of November 8th, four million people lost their houses and their means to make a living.

    • Voices of South Sudanese fleeing conflict

      Voices of South Sudanese fleeing conflict

      16 April, 2014 - South Sudanese people express the pain of losing loved ones and the long journeys they undertake to reach safety.

    • Yolanda (Haiyan) - the ACT response

      Yolanda (Haiyan) - the ACT response

      27 February 2014 - Typhoon Haiyan, known locally as Yolanda, ravaged a wide swath of the Philippines in November 2013. ACT Alliance member agencies and their local partners responded heroically to the humanitarian crisis.

    • ACT responds to Typhoon Haiyan in The Philippines

      ACT responds to Typhoon Haiyan in The Philippines

      31 January 2014 - A short video by talented videographer Ville Asikainen from ACT member FinnChurchAid

     

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