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Philippines after Ruby: "Please Help Us!"

Philippines after Ruby: "Please Help Us!"

Dec 17, 2014

17 December 2014 - Coming into the municipality of Dolores you read the words: “PLEASE HELP US”...

"We lost our animals, now we will lose humans."

"We lost our animals, now we will lose humans."

Nov 07, 2014

7 November 2014 - Severe drought is affecting parts of Somalia, ACT is helping.

A knight of our time

A knight of our time

Aug 19, 2014

19 August 2014 - Transforming a minefield into a playground was a proud moment for DCA mine clearance officer Marysia Zapasnik. We honour Marysia and the thousands of other aid workers in the field this World Humanitarian Day

From beatings and silence to a dignified life

From beatings and silence to a dignified life

Aug 08, 2014

8 August 2014 - Poor, oppressed and illiterate. Silent, hesitant and timid – especially when their husbands were around. That is what life was like for most of the women in the small Lenca Indian village Río Grande. But a women’s project, supported by DCA, helped change their living conditions. We tell their story for world Indigenous People’s Day, August 8

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.

Even the sun is different in Tacloban

Even the sun is different in Tacloban

Jul 11, 2014

11 July, 2014 - Tacloban is dejected and disconsolate. As in a criminal place in a bad American film, where even the sun doesn’t shine as brightly as in other places in the Philippines.

Politics undermining the work of NGOs post-Haiyan

Politics undermining the work of NGOs post-Haiyan

Jul 10, 2014

10 July, 2014 - Political disputes are generating further upheaval in the lives of typhoon Haiyan survivors

"We are not alone in this difficult time"

"We are not alone in this difficult time"

May 30, 2014

31 May, 2014 - Mehrabudin went to find work in the morning. When he came home his village, in the hills of Afghanistan, had been wiped out by a landslide.

Balancing needs of displaced people and host communities

Balancing needs of displaced people and host communities

Apr 22, 2014

22 April, 2014 - ACT members in South Sudan contend with the needs of people forced out of their homes by war and the communities they take refuge with

South Sudan crisis being met with silence, ACT Ethiopia says

South Sudan crisis being met with silence, ACT Ethiopia says

Apr 16, 2014

15 April, 2014 - The veil of silence over the South Sudan must be broken and peace talks resumed immediately if the conflict is to be contained

Mobile cash - emergency aid by text message

Mobile cash - emergency aid by text message

Mar 19, 2014

19 March, 2014 - Mobile phone cash transfers are proving a cheap and secure way to get money to Zimbabwean families most in need

Hope in the ashes of Bor

Hope in the ashes of Bor

Mar 17, 2014

17 March, 2014 - Slowly, life is returning to the streets of Bor in Jonglei state, South Sudan. ACT members and partners are helping people rebuild their lives among the ruins

Meeting needs of refugees fleeing violence

Meeting needs of refugees fleeing violence

Mar 11, 2014

11 March, 2014 - ACT Alliance member Lutheran World Federation was among the first to arrive in Adjumani, north Uganda, to respond to the huge influx of refugees from South Sudan

Getting water to refugees at Adjumani

Getting water to refugees at Adjumani

Jan 28, 2014

28 January 2014 - Lisa Henry, Humanitarian Director for ACT member DanChurchAid, reports on getting water to South Sudanese refugees at Adjumani camp in Uganda