14 November 2013 - Working until 2am, scores of volunteers weigh rice and dried beans, count tins of sardines, packets of biscuits and bottles of cooking oil before carefully packing food parcels destined for families devastated by Typhoon Haiyan.
13 November 2013 - ACT Alliance has today issued a $14m preliminary appeal as its members carry out life-saving work and longer term rehabilitation efforts with victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.
7 November 2013 - Sushant Agrawal, Director of CASA and ACT Alliance board member, talks about Poverty and exclusion in the emerging economy of India
7 November 2013 - Julia Duchrow, ACT Alliance community of practice for rights in development talks about Shrinking political space for civil society action at the ACT Alliance stand at WCC Assembly in Busan, Korea
Nelson Mandela’s legacy of optimism and hope in the face of injustice will inspire generations of anti-poverty activists, ACT Alliance General Secretary John Nduna says.
22 November 2013 - By the light of a dozen torches and two motorcycle lamps, the residents of Hernani, a district of east Samar wrecked by typhoon Haiyan, collect parcels of food that will sustain them for a week.
20 November 2013 - Maria Sol is a resident of Basey, Samar. She was one of the many survivors of typhoon “Yolanda’s” (international name: Haiyan) onslaught. She thought her family was prepared for the coming of the super typhoon as they survived many storms before, but they were unprepared for what came to pass. They found themselves hanging for their life onto a coconut tree.
15 November 2013 - Food supplies from aid agencies, foreign governments and Filipino authorities are reaching hard-hit regions of the country, yet the situation for many people remains dire and deaths continue.
13 November 2013 - ACT Alliance has today released a report calling urgently for more steps to be taken in disaster preparedness as the United Nations climate change talks COP19 kick off in Warsaw this week.
11 November 2013 - Top climate officials referred continually to super typhoon Haiyan as they opened major UN climate talks in Warsaw, Poland, this morning.
10 November 2013 - In one of the worst recorded typhoons in history reported to have killed at least 1,200 people with the death toll expected to rise and left hundreds of thousands displaced in the Philippines, ACT members will tomorrow take a three-person humanitarian assistance team to one of the worst-hit areas to identify immediate needs.
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