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Cyclone Phailin: a million left homeless

Cyclone Phailin: a million left homeless

Oct 29, 2013

A million people have been made homeless by cyclone Phailin.

Phailin: cyclone damage is extensive

Phailin: cyclone damage is extensive

Oct 14, 2013

14 October 2013 - ACT organisations say that millions of people need humanitarian assistance for basic foodstuffs and rebuilding after cyclone Phailin destroyed homes and livelihoods in eastern India.

Phailin: lives saved but livelihoods lost

Phailin: lives saved but livelihoods lost

Oct 13, 2013

13 October 2012 - Loss of life was minimised by good disaster preparedness but extremely poor communities have lost their homes and livelihoods.

Disaster Mitigation Force ready for Phailin

Disaster Mitigation Force ready for Phailin

Oct 12, 2013

12 October 2012 - ACT member CASA has trained 2,000 young people in disaster response. Cyclone Phailin makes landfall in east India today.

Fierce storms trap pilgrims and hill people

Fierce storms trap pilgrims and hill people

Jun 21, 2013

Rescuers in India's flooded northern regions are struggling to reach thousands of religious visitors and local communities alike

Indians march for land rights

Indians march for land rights

Oct 08, 2012

The 'Jan Satyagraha,' the world's largest march for land justice, aims to help lift 400 million Indians out of poverty.

Ethnic violence rocks India’s Assam

Ethnic violence rocks India’s Assam

Aug 06, 2012

ACT Alliance India is mounting a humanitarian response to the most recent spate of inter-ethnic violence between the Bodo tribe and Bengali-speaking Muslims of the north-eastern Indian state of Assam.

Floods ravage Assam state in India

Floods ravage Assam state in India

Jul 11, 2012

Incessant rains have lashed many parts of the state of Assam causing an alarming rise in the water level of the Brahmaputra River. ACT members have carried out needs assessments and plan to assist affected populations.

ACT aids victims of cyclone in south India

ACT aids victims of cyclone in south India

Jan 23, 2012

Under the ACT banner, two members are helping families affected by Cyclone Thane

India hit by cyclone

India hit by cyclone

May 19, 2010

ACT is monitoring the situation in eastern India in the wake of a cyclone.

Tornado in India

Tornado in India

Apr 19, 2010

Devastating tornado in Bihar and Bengal destroys thousands of homes and kills more than 130

At a glance

  • Formed in 1947
  • Based in New Delhi, India
  • Working across India
  • Budget of $14,850,000
  • 500 members of staff

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