UN Climate Summit 2014
© ACT/ Paul Jeffrey
Afghanistan floods and landslides
© ACT/CWS/Kelli Siddiqui
South Sudan Conflict
© ACT/DCA/LWF/Mai Gad
ACT in action as Syria crisis continues
© Mohammed Massoud Morsi
2nd ACT Assembly 2014
© Peter Høvring/ ACT Alliance
 

    News

    Largest Climate March in History Sets Stage for UN Climate Summit

    21 September 2014 - Yesterday, two days before world leaders were due to convene for the Climate Summit 2014 at the UN’s headquarters, ACT Alliance took part in the largest climate march in history – and one of the largest social movements of the last decade – with 310,000 people marching through the streets of New York City, calling for climate action.

    From the field: Pakistan flood survivors on the response

    16 September, 2014 - Four survivors of the floods that have ruined large areas of Azad Kashmir, Punjab and Sindh talk about the moment the floods arrived

    Taking health care to Pakistan flood survivors

    16 September 2014 - ACT member CWS-PA is sending doctors to flood survivors in the wake of disastrous floods and landslides in Pakistan

    Drought causing food crisis in Central America

    16 September, 2014 - ACT marks International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer with a report from Guatemala and Nicaragua of the ensuing food crisis brought about by drought

    Philippines recovery goes from strength to strength

    4 September, 2014 - ACT Alliance's recovery programme moves up a gear with the launch of a revised appeal for Typhoon Haiyan survivors that will help meet the needs of nearly 466,000 survivors

    ACT welcomes urgent UN action to investigate ‘crimes against humanity’ in Iraq

    3 September 2014 - PRESS RELEASE - This week's UN resolution denouncing the violence in Iraq has been met with resounding approval from ACT Alliance, which made a joint submission supporting the resolution

    Refuge in the wake of deportation for Honduran children

    28 August, 2014 - Thousands of child would-be migrants are ending up back in Honduras and El Salvador after failed attempts to get to the US. Only to find their futures in their homelands are even less certain than the perilous journey north.

    » 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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