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South Sudanese refugee: “They stole my wheelchair – I crawled for 20 hours”

South Sudanese refugee: “They stole my wheelchair – I crawled for 20 hours”

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.

Uganda camp report, South Sudan refugees

Uganda camp report, South Sudan refugees

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.

South Sudanese refugee influx deepens demand for aid

South Sudanese refugee influx deepens demand for aid

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.

South Sudanese refugees in Uganda

South Sudanese refugees in Uganda

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.

Cambodia floods response continues

Cambodia floods response continues

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.

ACT Talk: Migrant workers, not slaves

ACT Talk: Migrant workers, not slaves

Nov 05, 2013

5 November 2013- Jørgen Thomsen and Christian Wolff, DCA talks about protection of migrant workers

Cambodia: ACT's coordinated response to floods

Cambodia: ACT's coordinated response to floods

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.

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.

Learn to manage security in humanitarian aid

Learn to manage security in humanitarian aid

Sep 19, 2013

19 September 2013 - Global Conference on the Role of Security Risk Management in Effective Humanitarian Aid

ACT helps revive troubled north Mali city

ACT helps revive troubled north Mali city

Jul 23, 2013

ACT programmes bring hope to northern Mali city of Timbuktu, beseiged by jihadi hardliners before being liberated by French forces

Nepal training advances local and global tactics to tackle climate change

Nepal training advances local and global tactics to tackle climate change

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.

Devastation caused by landmines reaches far beyond injury and death

Devastation caused by landmines reaches far beyond injury and death

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.

Deminer returns to site of accident in Libya

Deminer returns to site of accident in Libya

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.

Cambodia moves toward enhanced stability

Cambodia moves toward enhanced stability

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.