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

DRC: Support to displaced people in renewed fighting in Eastern DRC

ACT Alert reference number: 45/2012. ACT members in DRC, Rwanda and Uganda will provide life saving support to the displaced and refugees during this critical time. Members in DRC are considering a rapid response request to the ACT Alliance for the initial response. Members in Uganda are appealing for more support to the existing appeal UGA121- Support to Congolese refugees.
Published Nov 20, 2012. File size: 203.8 kB

Armenia: Syrian refugees

ACT Alert Reference Number: 43/2012. ACT member the Armenia Inter-Church Round Table Foundation (ART) will identify the most vulnerable families and is planning to provide food packages for one-month duration, first aid kits and blankets.
Published Nov 07, 2012. File size: 324.8 kB

Haiti: Hurricane Sandy

ACT Alert Reference Number: 42/2012. ACT Haiti Forum members have monitored the situation and are assessing damages and needs. Preliminary identified needs are for livelihoods, cholera/WASH and shelter. It might be that the ACT Haiti Forum decides to incorporate the response to this new emergency under the appeal for Assistance to Population Affected by Tropical Storm Isaac that is still under preparation. This decision will be taken within the coming two days.
Published Oct 29, 2012. File size: 414.0 kB

Somalia: Humanitarian support for Somali refugees, IDPs and drought affected households

ACT Alert Reference Number: 40/2012. ACT Somalia Forum has been implementing emergency and early recovery actions since August 2011 within ACT appeal SOM111. Activities planned include food distribution, distribution of dignity kits, WASH interventions, and livelihood recovery activities.
Published Oct 03, 2012. File size: 369.0 kB

Cameroon: Floods in Northern Cameroon

ACT Alert Reference Number: 39/2012. ACT member the Brethren Lutheran Church in Cameroon is planning to assist the most vulnerable by distributing emergency shelter material, food and school materials.
Published Sep 21, 2012. File size: 325.5 kB

China: Yiliang earthquake

ACT Alert Reference Number: 38/2012. ACT member Amity Foundation has already distributed 20 tons of rice to survivors, but additional needs are in food, potable water and other daily commodities. Rehabilitation and reconstruction activities are also foreseen.
Published Sep 11, 2012. File size: 253.4 kB

Dominican Republic: Tropical storm "Isaac", heavy rains

ACT Alert Reference Number: 37/2012. The ACT Forum has field teams in different regions which have established coordination with local agencies, churches, other organizations and the COE. They are also conducting the needs assessment and assessing the resources available for the response: health care in shelters, sanitation, water systems, food security.
Published Aug 31, 2012. File size: 265.9 kB

Cuba: Tropical storm "Isaac", intense rains

ACT Alert Reference Number: 36/2012. The volunteers of the Cuban Council of Churches have joined local authorities to evaluate the damages, and have begun psychosocial support. Also local resources of the CCC have been mobilized to buy barrels for water for domestic use.
Published Aug 31, 2012. File size: 503.4 kB

Pakistan: 2012 Monsoon season: flash floods and drought

ACT Alert Reference Number: 35/2012. The ACT Pakistan Forum is closely monitoring the situation and is prepared to respond with food and non-food packages, shelter kits, WASH, health and protection.
Published Aug 30, 2012. File size: 340.9 kB

Haiti: Isaac tropical storm

ACT Alert reference number: 34/2012. ACT members are assessing the damages and needs. LWF plans to assist on livelihoods and hygiene, MISSEH and SCH plan to assist in food security and sensitization on DRR, while FCA is assessing damages to schools.
Published Aug 28, 2012. File size: 206.0 kB