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Nduna calls for urgent support for Gaza, as death toll climbs

Nduna calls for urgent support for Gaza, as death toll climbs

Jul 31, 2014

31 July, 2014 - ACT members urgently need to support the appeal for assistance to the people of Gaza as the death toll after sustained bombing reaches nearly 1300 Palestians

ACT Alliance applauds human rights resolution on Gaza

ACT Alliance applauds human rights resolution on Gaza

Jul 24, 2014

24 July 2014 - During a Special Session of the UN Human Rights Council, on 23 July 2014, a resolution was adapted to among other things; create a commission of inquiry to investigate human rights violations in the recent attacks between Israeli military and Hamas in the occupied Palestinian Territory.

As Syrian conflict mounts, refugee numbers likely to exceed UN estimates

As Syrian conflict mounts, refugee numbers likely to exceed UN estimates

Feb 19, 2013

As the bitter battle for Damascus intensifies and its impact increasingly spills across national borders, ACT Alliance expects that even more than 1.1 million Syrian refugees will seek safety in neighbouring countries before June 1 this year – thereby surpassing the latest UN estimates.

ACT general secretary visits Syrian refugees

ACT general secretary visits Syrian refugees

Dec 04, 2012

As the Syrian refugee crisis escalates, ACT General Secretary John Nduna compels the international community to redouble its efforts to provide essential, life-saving services.

Inside Jordan's Za'atari refugee camp

Inside Jordan's Za'atari refugee camp

Nov 28, 2012

The population of the Za'atari refugee camp in Jordan has already surpassed 41,000 and is expected to reach peak capacity of 60,000 shortly, as more Syrians flee fighting.

ACT speaks out on Syria

ACT speaks out on Syria

Nov 15, 2012

On the eve of his visit to the region, ACT Alliance General Secretary John Nduna calls for peace, respect for international law and adequate funding to address the mounting humanitarian crisis in the region.

ACT: flotilla attack “a crime”

ACT: flotilla attack “a crime”

May 31, 2010

Israeli military forces attack flotilla of aid for Gaza killing 10 people.

Gaza: Food distribution between skeleton houses

Gaza: Food distribution between skeleton houses

Jan 19, 2009

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  • Founded in 1949 and became part of the MECC in 1974
  • Based in East Jerusalem, oPt
  • Key areas of work: Rural development, Education, Community development, Community health, Advocacy

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