All stories related to Christian Aid (CA)
Sep 27, 2012
Brazil is the sixth largest economy in the world — and yet 16 million of its citizens live in abject poverty. Why? This podcast takes a look behind the numbers.
Sep 17, 2012
For two and half days it rained; flood waters rose, homes were destroyed and lives ultimately lost. At the last count more than 60 people had been killed in and around Manila.
Sep 02, 2012
More than 19 million people in the Sahel region of west Africa are in the midst of a severe food crisis. ACT Alliance member Christian Aid has provided much needed help to some of the worst affected communities, but the situation continues to deteriorate.
Aug 23, 2012
Of the more than 200,000 refugees that have fled violence in Sudan, some 170,000 have taken refuge across the border in South Sudan.
Aug 16, 2012
Christian Aid, in collaboration with Norwegian Church Aid, is escalating its work to alleviate a deepening hunger crisis in West Africa.
Aug 10, 2012
ACT Alliance members have teamed up to build houses for dozens of survivors of Haiti's devastating earthquake – providing not only a roof over their heads but enhanced stability and security.
Jul 18, 2012
Christian Aid's senior advisor for sustainable development reflects on ACT's policy work at Rio+20, as well its investment in the "People's Summit" side event.
Jun 07, 2012
In the field of emergency assistance, we’re always seeking to target the most vulnerable people, Erik Johnson says after visiting Burkina Faso
May 09, 2012
The significant gap between Latin America’s rich and poor communities is fuelling crime, violence and political instability, warns a new report on inequality in the region, launched by ACT Alliance member Christian Aid.
Mar 02, 2012
The struggle of one family in one village in Burkina Faso illustrates the dangers of this emerging food crisis
Feb 24, 2012
Successful development initiatives have borne fruit in the midst of failed rains and crops.
Feb 23, 2012
This video shot in Burkina Faso documents the impact of the "worst drought since 1973." In the drought stricken Sahel region of West Africa, 19 million people face the spectre of famine.
Feb 22, 2012
Pictures from Burkina Faso near the border with Mali. Millions in the region are on the brink of famine.
Feb 20, 2012
An audio interview with Paul Valentin from Burkina Faso on the region's deepening food crisis.
Feb 14, 2012
A video presentation of the Sahel Working Group report about the value of prevention
At a glance
- Formed in 1945
- Working worldwide
- Budget of US$100 million
- Approximately 800 staff
Countries we work in
- Burkina Faso
- Dem. Rep. of the Congo
- Dominican Republic
- Sierra Leone
- Sri Lanka
- The Philippines