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

Ethiopia: Emergency Assistance to Sudanese Refugees

ACT Alert Reference Number: 04/2012. ACT member The Lutheran World Federation (LWF/DWS-ET) assessed the situation and confirmed additional needs in the WATSAN, livelihoods and environment areas, which will be addressed through an ACT appeal.
Published Feb 02, 2012. File size: 379.0 kB

Mozambique & Malawi: Flooding

ACT Alert Reference Number: 03/2012. ACT members in Mozambique plan immediate distribution of shelter materials, blankets, kitchen kits, mosquito nets, health & sanitation items. ACT members in Malawi are planning to commission a rapid assessment, then depending on the situation, a Rapid Response Funds Request may come.
Published Jan 23, 2012. File size: 424.2 kB

Chad: Towards transition and recovery: Assistance to returning and integrating IDPs, and to Refugees and Host Communities in East & South Chad

ACT Alert Reference Number: 02/2012. ACT member The Lutheran World Federation (LWF), in partnership with UNHCR, is planning psychosocial support activities for the affected populations, capacity building and infrastructure for host communities, environmental activities, agricultural support and sanitation activities.
Published Jan 12, 2012. File size: 438.3 kB

South Sudan: Support to survivors of Conflict in Jonglei State

ACT Alert reference number: 01/2012. ACT member The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) is carrying out preliminary assessments, is taking part in joint meetings and will be part of the UN assessment mission. It is preparing to respond with 200 NFI kits.
Published Jan 06, 2012. File size: 291.5 kB

India: Cyclone Thane

ACT Alert Reference Number: 50/2011. ACT members in India are carrying out assessments and planning to respond either through an RRF application or an ACT appeal.
Published Dec 31, 2011. File size: 109.4 kB

Philippines: Tropical Storm Washi

ACT Alert Reference Number: 49/2011. ACT members in Philippines have carried out assessments, and an appeal should be issued soon for assistance with food and non-food items, hygiene kits and medicines as a first stage.
Published Dec 21, 2011. File size: 415.7 kB

Mauritania: Food Insecurity and Malnutrition

ACT Alert Reference Number: 48/2011. ACT member The Lutheran World Federation-Mauritania plans to contribute to the emergency response, together with other national and international NGOs, coordinated by the Government of Mauritania. LWF currently provides blankets, sanitary/hygiene kits and other items, and plans to further assist with food through an ACT appeal.
Published Dec 20, 2011. File size: 417.3 kB

Tanzania: Support to survivors of Landslide in Mbeya and Arusha

ACT Alert Reference Number: 47/2011. ACT member the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania (ELCT) is planning to assist the survivors with food, sanitary supplies, moskito nets, and water buckets.
Published Dec 06, 2011. File size: 377.8 kB

Myanmar: Flash Floods

ACT Alert Reference Number: 45/2011. ACT member The Lutheran World Federation (LWF), Myanmar office, proposes an initial response with shelter assistance, but is in discussion with the other members of the ACT Myanmar Forum for a possible further response for physical and livelihood recovery.
Published Nov 02, 2011. File size: 408.0 kB

Ghana: Floods in parts of Ghana

ACT Alert Reference Number: 44/2011. ACT members in Ghana, Presbyterian Relief Services and Development and Christian Aid are planning to provide humanitarian assistance consisting of food and non-food items.
Published Nov 01, 2011. File size: 382.2 kB