All stories related to Church's Auxiliary for Social Action (CASA)
Oct 29, 2013
A million people have been made homeless by cyclone Phailin.
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.
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.
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.
Jun 21, 2013
Rescuers in India's flooded northern regions are struggling to reach thousands of religious visitors and local communities alike
Oct 08, 2012
The 'Jan Satyagraha,' the world's largest march for land justice, aims to help lift 400 million Indians out of poverty.
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.
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.
Jan 23, 2012
Under the ACT banner, two members are helping families affected by Cyclone Thane
May 19, 2010
ACT is monitoring the situation in eastern India in the wake of a cyclone.
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