Alerts

Alerts on emergencies, describing situations on the ground. Alerts are issued prior to an ACT Appeal from members.

Bangladesh: Flooding in Northwest Bangladesh

ACT Alliance Alert Reference Number: 35/2014. The immediate emergency needs among flood affected families include: basic and supplementary food rations, non-food items, shelter, warehouse, emergency medical services, WASH, cash transfer and other daily necessities. The long term rehabilitation and reconstruction includes support for house construction, livelihood restoration, and WASH and disaster risk reduction (DRR) measures. The initial rapid emergency assessment is being conducted, and on the basis of that the activities will be finalized. RDRS has an emergency fund of BDT 500,000. We need an estimated of BDT 5 million to ease the immediate sufferings of the affected people.
Published Aug 29, 2014. File size: 460.3 kB

Honduras, El Salvador and Nicaragua: Drought in the Central American region

ACT Alliance Alert Reference Number: 34/2014. The ACT forums in the 3 countries have supported the process of gathering information in the areas affected, and have participated in meetings with the government and other organizations to coordinate actions. An ACT appeal is envisaged which will be administered and coordinated by LWF in El Salvador, including work in the 3 countries involved: Honduras, El Salvador and Nicaragua. The humanitarian response will include: food aid, water harvesting, and reactivating agricultural production, in the 3 countries.
Published Aug 29, 2014. File size: 369.7 kB

Somalia: Drought and Food insecurity

ACT Alliance Alert Reference Number: 32/2014. The response of ACT Somalia Forum members will focus on WASH, general food distribution, targeted supplementary feeding, non-food items, livelihoods, emergency education, emergency shelter, peace training and support for the return of IDPs and refugees. The activities will be implemented in Dadaab refugee camp, Gedo, Garowe, Puntland and Banadir.
Published Aug 29, 2014. File size: 368.0 kB

Guatemala: Drought

ACT Alliance Alert Reference Number: 33/2014. The ACT Guatemala Forum members, based on the needs assessment, are planning for an initial response to the crisis, providing food items mainly corn and beans, clean water, and support livelihoods rehabilitation.
Published Aug 28, 2014. File size: 382.4 kB

Nepal: Torrential rains submerge Southern Plain of Nepal

ACT Alliance Alert Reference Number: 31/2012. ACT Alliance Nepal forum members are assessing the situation in the affected districts to assist the severely affected and vulnerable families with life-saving relief items and recovery programmes. They are working on a Preliminary Appeal for basic and supplementary food rations, non-food items, emergency WASH, emergency shelter and other daily life necessities.
Published Aug 21, 2014. File size: 370.5 kB

Romania: Severe flooding in Southern & South-Western Romania

ACT Alliance Alert Reference Number: 30/2014. ACT member AIDRom Emergency Unit is currently in the affected areas carrying a damage survey and needs assessment, as well as distributing, according to the necessities: water pumps for well cleaning, power generators, drinking water storage tanks and home dehumidifying equipment from its technical resource. Greatest needs at these moments are the non-perishable food parcels and drinking water followed by hygiene items and clothing to be distributed among the displaced and those returning home after withdrawal of the waters.
Published Aug 13, 2014. File size: 484.8 kB

India: Torrential rains lash Odisha

ACT Alliance Alert Reference Number: 29/2014. ACT India forum members – Lutheran World Service India Trust (LWSIT), Church’s Auxiliary for Social Action (CASA) and the United Evangelical Church in India (UELCI) are assessing the situation very closely along with their national networks like Odisha Inter Agency Group and Sphere India. The immediate emergency needs among flood affected families include dry food, dry rations, non-food items, temporary shelter materials, clothing among all sections and other daily necessities of life. The long term rehabilitation and reconstruction includes support for house construction, livelihood restoration, WASH and disaster risk reduction measures.
Published Aug 08, 2014. File size: 260.0 kB

India: Bihar faces flooding after Nepal landslide

ACT Alliance Alert Reference Number: 28/2014. ACT India Forum members are assessing the situation. Should the situation so demand, an RRF or preliminary appeal will be prepared through co-ordinated efforts. The immediate needs among flood affected families are: dry rations, non-food items, temporary shelter materials and clothing.
Published Aug 04, 2014. File size: 258.0 kB

Nepal: Massive landslide in Sunkoshi river

ACT Alliance Alert Reference Number: 27/2014. The ACT Nepal Forum is part of the assessment being conducted, and the Forum members plan to assist the severely affected and vulnerable families with life saving relief and recovery support.
Published Aug 04, 2014. File size: 546.5 kB

China: Earthquake in Ludian County

ACT Alliance Alert Reference Number: 26/2014. ACT member Amity Foundation is still assessing the situation, but a first batch of relief materials (10,000 bottles of drinking water, 5,000 kilos of rice and 600 bottles of cooking oil) are on the way to Ludian County. An appeal is being planned to assist people with the most limited resources in the affected areas.
Published Aug 04, 2014. File size: 258.8 kB