All stories related to Department of Service to Palestinian Refugees of the Middle East Council of Churches (DSPR/MECC)
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
May 31, 2010
Israeli military forces attack flotilla of aid for Gaza killing 10 people.
Jan 19, 2009
At a glance
- 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