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Ebola crisis "beyond a disaster"

Ebola crisis "beyond a disaster"

Aug 07, 2014

7 August 2014 - The unprecedented numbers of ebola cases that now reach across four western African countries is creating fear, stigma and discrimination, as well as a mountining death toll.

Finding opportunity in the camps of Darfur

Finding opportunity in the camps of Darfur

Aug 07, 2014

7 August 2014 - Camps for people displaced by fighting seem unlikely places for entrepreneurial spirit to thrive. An ACT-Caritas income-generation programme proves that's not necessarily the case

“Massive Stories of Sorrow, Pain and Loss”

“Massive Stories of Sorrow, Pain and Loss”

Aug 06, 2014

6 August 2014 - “Every time I pass, the child is asleep but peeking (open) an eye on his dad to make sure that his dad is still next to him and alive. The child does not want to become an orphan and be left alone.” LWF medic reporting from a Gaza hospital

Realising the potential of the children of Darfur

Realising the potential of the children of Darfur

Aug 06, 2014

6 August 2014 - The youngest residents of the camps of Darfur aspire to the same hopes and dreams as children anywhere else in the world. ACT-Caritas shares the vision.

Keeping hope alive in the camps of Darfur – 10 years of ACT-Caritas life-saving work

Keeping hope alive in the camps of Darfur – 10 years of ACT-Caritas life-saving work

Aug 06, 2014

6 August 2014 - The ACT-Caritas programme in Darfur is a remarkable series of integrated, life-saving interventions that address many of the most pressing needs of people forced to live in camps with too few resources and too many challenges.

Haiyan survivors join State of the Nation protest march

Haiyan survivors join State of the Nation protest march

Aug 05, 2014

5 August 2014 - Survivors of Haiyan take to the streets to express their dissatisfaction with government disaster response

Seeking the sanctuary of the ACT-Caritas programme in Darfur

Seeking the sanctuary of the ACT-Caritas programme in Darfur

Aug 04, 2014

5 August, 2014 - The camps of Darfur are a place of haven for people who not only survive attack by militias but endure journeys through harsh and dangerous terrain. ACT-Caritas is there to welcome them.

Lubna's flight for safety from the bombs raining on Gaza

Lubna's flight for safety from the bombs raining on Gaza

Aug 04, 2014

4 August, 2014 - A night time assault on Gaza by Israeli forces meant Luba, a staff member of the Near East Council of Churches, had to flee for her safety

Nduna calls for urgent support for Gaza, as death toll climbs

Nduna calls for urgent support for Gaza, as death toll climbs

Jul 31, 2014

31 July, 2014 - ACT members urgently need to support the appeal for assistance to the people of Gaza as the death toll after sustained bombing reaches nearly 1300 Palestians

Fast action on Central African Republic’s ceasefire deal required

Fast action on Central African Republic’s ceasefire deal required

Jul 24, 2014

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

ACT Alliance applauds human rights resolution on Gaza

Jul 24, 2014

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

Women taking the lead

Jul 23, 2014

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

Tanzanian Flood Testimonies

Tanzanian Flood Testimonies

Jul 21, 2014

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

Gaza: ”The children know they can die

Gaza: ”The children know they can die

Jul 18, 2014

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

Volunteer hero in the wake of the typhoon

Jul 14, 2014

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.

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