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Brazil behind the boom

Brazil behind the boom

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.

Philippine floods devastate capital

Philippine floods devastate capital

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.

Mali: Lives blighted by food crisis and conflict

Mali: Lives blighted by food crisis and conflict

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.

Refugee crisis escalates in South Sudan

Refugee crisis escalates in South Sudan

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.

Food crisis deepens in Sahel

Food crisis deepens in Sahel

Aug 16, 2012

Christian Aid, in collaboration with Norwegian Church Aid, is escalating its work to alleviate a deepening hunger crisis in West Africa.

New homes enhance safety and security for Haiti's earthquake survivors

New homes enhance safety and security for Haiti's earthquake survivors

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.

Reflections on Rio+20

Reflections on Rio+20

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.

Hungry season in Burkina Faso

Hungry season in Burkina Faso

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

Latin American inequality under focus

Latin American inequality under focus

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.

A perfect storm exacerbates food crisis in Burkina Faso

A perfect storm exacerbates food crisis in Burkina Faso

Mar 02, 2012

The struggle of one family in one village in Burkina Faso illustrates the dangers of this emerging food crisis

Hope resists despair in Sahel

Hope resists despair in Sahel

Feb 24, 2012

Successful development initiatives have borne fruit in the midst of failed rains and crops.

Food shortages and political turmoil toxic mix in Burkina

Food shortages and political turmoil toxic mix in Burkina

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.

Food crisis deepens in West Africa

Food crisis deepens in West Africa

Feb 22, 2012

Pictures from Burkina Faso near the border with Mali. Millions in the region are on the brink of famine.

ACT eyewitness account in Sahel

ACT eyewitness account in Sahel

Feb 20, 2012

An audio interview with Paul Valentin from Burkina Faso on the region's deepening food crisis.

How to prevent another food crisis in Sahel

How to prevent another food crisis in Sahel

Feb 14, 2012

A video presentation of the Sahel Working Group report about the value of prevention