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Jan 17, 2014
17 January 2014 - Disabled people have a particularly hard time fleeing violence in their native South Sudan for the safety of a camp in a neighbouring country. When Paul Maguet’s wheelchair was stolen, he was forced to crawl for miles.
Jan 15, 2014
15 January 2014 - a short video report from DCA/LWF on the situation in Adjumani refugee camp with a huge influx of South Sudanese refugees.
Jan 12, 2014
12 January 2014 - In just three days, the number of refugees entering Adjumani in north Uganda from South Sudan has doubled, bringing the figure to a total of 24,105 refugees. The influx puts huge pressure on Ugandan camps and calls for an upswing in humanitarian response.
Jan 10, 2014
10 January 2014 - Some 32,000 people have crossed the borders of South Sudan looking for refuge, there are arrivals daily in camps where ACT members are working in Uganda.
Jan 03, 2014
Recent flooding in Cambodia has been overshadowed by emergencies in India, The Philippines, Central African Republic and South Sudan, but the suffering caused by the floods has been extensive.
Nov 05, 2013
5 November 2013- Jørgen Thomsen and Christian Wolff, DCA talks about protection of migrant workers
Oct 25, 2013
25 October 2013 - Typhoons have caused severe flooding in Cambodia. The Mekong and other major rivers have overflowed, ACT is appealing for $1m.
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.
Sep 19, 2013
19 September 2013 - Global Conference on the Role of Security Risk Management in Effective Humanitarian Aid
Jul 23, 2013
ACT programmes bring hope to northern Mali city of Timbuktu, beseiged by jihadi hardliners before being liberated by French forces
Apr 24, 2013
Members from eight Asian countries met last week in Nepal to share their experiences and develop strategies on how to better influence governments to address climate change.
Apr 04, 2013
04 April 2013 - Richard MacCormac, head of humanitarian mine action for DanChurchAid, talks about the dangerous and multi-faceted nature of landmine clearance.
Feb 01, 2013
Just over a year ago, the mine clearance specialist Fred Pavey had his right hand blown off while attempting to neutralise a Chinese mine in Libya. Now he is returning to help finish the work he started.
Jan 09, 2013
Long-term ACT development projects in northern Cambodia are providing stability for villages hit by floods two years ago that left 1.2 million people homeless.
At a glance
- Formed in 1922
- Based in Denmark
- Working worldwide
- Budget of $94,550,000
- 755 members of staff
Countries we work in
- Dem. Rep. of the Congo
- Myanmar (Burma)
- Occupied Palestinian Territories