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A long walk to safety: story of asylum seeker Nyagnet Req

A long walk to safety: story of asylum seeker Nyagnet Req

Mar 11, 2014

11 March, 2014 - When Nyagnet Req fled her South Sudanese town, she had no idea where her husband was. She knew only that she had to get her seven children to safety in Ethiopia

Rains and floods devastate large tracts of Bolivia

Rains and floods devastate large tracts of Bolivia

Mar 11, 2014

11 March, 2014 - Months of deluges destroy Bolivian crop, businesses and homes and leave some remote areas cut off

LWF South Sudanese staff registered as refugees in Uganda

LWF South Sudanese staff registered as refugees in Uganda

Mar 11, 2014

11 March, 2014 - Some of the very people helping refugees fleeing violence in South Sudan are themselves survivors of the conflict. John and Peter are two who escaped their homes to seek refugee in Uganda. Now they support the LWF’s emergency response in Uganda

Life-saving water to South Sudanese refugees in Uganda

Life-saving water to South Sudanese refugees in Uganda

Mar 11, 2014

11 March, 2014 - Water and sanitation facilities are urgently needed in Uganda for refugees fleeing fighting in South Sudan

Hope for a bright future in Adjumani

Hope for a bright future in Adjumani

Mar 11, 2014

11 March, 2014 - In Adjumani, north Uganda, South Sudanese women and children make up the bulk of the new arrivals

Meeting needs of refugees fleeing violence

Meeting needs of refugees fleeing violence

Mar 11, 2014

11 March, 2014 - ACT Alliance member Lutheran World Federation was among the first to arrive in Adjumani, north Uganda, to respond to the huge influx of refugees from South Sudan

New climate agreement must protect poorest countries

New climate agreement must protect poorest countries

Mar 07, 2014

7 March, 2014 - Governments meeting next week to start fleshing out a new climate change agreement must come up with a strong document that firmly halts runaway globally warming, ACT Alliance says.

Banking on women to deliver

Banking on women to deliver

Mar 07, 2014

7 March, 2014 - We’re marking International Women’s Day with an uplifting story of success: a credit union in Mozambique that’s promoting women’s economic independence as well as equality between men and women

CLAI calls for end to antidemocratic violence in Venezuela

CLAI calls for end to antidemocratic violence in Venezuela

Feb 28, 2014

28 February, 2014 - In a letter to the Churches in Venezuela the General Secretary of the Latin American Council of Churches, CLAI, a member of the ACT Alliance, expresses condemnation of the illegal and anti-democratic intentions of the opposition in Venezuela to bring about regime change using violence.

Yolanda (Haiyan) - the ACT response

Yolanda (Haiyan) - the ACT response

Feb 27, 2014

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.

Half climate funding destined for adaptation

Half climate funding destined for adaptation

Feb 26, 2014

26 February, 2014 - ACT welcomes news the UN will split climate funding between adaptation and mitigation

ACT celebrates HAP certification

ACT celebrates HAP certification

Feb 21, 2014

20 February, 2014 - The ACT Alliance secretariat receives formal recognition of HAP certification

Nduna makes whirlwind tour of typhoon-hit areas

Nduna makes whirlwind tour of typhoon-hit areas

Feb 19, 2014

19 February, 2014 - ACT Alliance head, General Secretary John Nduna, has toured areas of the Philippines recovering from typhoon Haiyan

Escape from South Sudan: Abraham's story

Escape from South Sudan: Abraham's story

Feb 13, 2014

13 February 2014-Thirty years after fleeing his hometown, Abraham Jongroor arrived back in Bor - now part of South Sudan - on the very day violence erupted again

ACT member offering care to Homs evacuees

ACT member offering care to Homs evacuees

Feb 13, 2014

13 February 2014-Evacuees from the besieged Syrian city of Homs are being welcomed to safety by an ACT member with food, medical care, transport and shelter

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