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

Chile: Devastating Fire in Valparaiso

ACT Alliance Alert Reference Number. 15/2014: The ACT Chile Forum is carrying out a complete assessment, conducted by Fundación Educación Popular en Salud (EPES), in collaboration with CREAS, CLAI and with local churches and community organizations to find out the most critical issues that ACT Alliance can address based on institutional resources and capacities. The Lutheran and Methodist churches are already supporting the affected population with some food and non food items, donated by congregations and citizens.The Forum is planning to work with 300 families in two of the most affected communities in the hills Litre and Las Cañas, on psycho-social support with children, women, men and young people.
Published Apr 18, 2014. File size: 256.9 kB

Occupied Palestinian Territory: Humanitarian Assistance

ACT Alliance Alert Reference Number: 14/2014. ACT members continue supporting families in the Occupied Palestinian Territory. The Department of Support to Palestinian Refugees (DSPR) is planning to request for funding through an appeal.
Published Apr 18, 2014. File size: 276.8 kB

Nicaragua: Earthquakes

ACT Alliance Alert Reference Number: 13/2014. The ACT Nicaragua Forum is planning to request support from the Alliance for food aid and NFI, personal hygiene kits, psychosocial support and roofing rehabilitation, based on the preliminary assessments.
Published Apr 16, 2014. File size: 257.2 kB

Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone: Ebola outbreak

ACT Alliance Alert Reference Number: 12/2014: the ACT Alliance Liberia Forum plans to have a regional intervention. The main activities will include needs assessment, create awareness among the population, and providing/distributing needed materials such as personal protective equipment to health workers (including a set of gloves, jackets, footwear, etc.).
Published Apr 10, 2014. File size: 501.0 kB

Chile: Earthquake

ACT Alliance Alert Reference Number: 11/2014. ACT member Diego de Medellin Ecumenical Centre (CEDM) is doing a needs assessment in cooperation with the Evangelical Methodist Church, guest in the ACT forum, and the national humanitarian network. The forum is mobilizing two LAC Psychosocial Support Community Based experts to draw a strategy for the affected population. The ACT forum will share their plans and further activities soon.
Published Apr 03, 2014. File size: 369.1 kB

Madagascar: Intense Tropical Cyclone "Hellen"

ACT Alliance Alert Reference Number: 10/2014. ACT members, SAF-FJKM and Voina Mahatratra/FLM), in collaboration with other operational international and local NGOs, are planning to respond to this disaster. A Rapid Response Funds application is being prepared. Planned activities will include needs assessment and providing lifesaving items such as food, medicines, clothes and blankets.
Published Apr 03, 2014. File size: 366.9 kB

Armenia: Assistance to Internal Displaced People in Kessab, Syria

ACT Alliance Alert Reference Number: 09/2014. ACT Armenia Forum is planning to apply for ACT Rapid Response Fund to cover life-saving needs of the displaced and affected population from Kessab. The main activity is to purchase and food items and distribution them to the most needed families.
Published Apr 01, 2014. File size: 373.5 kB

Bolivia: Assistance to survivors of long lasting floods

ACT Alliance Alert Reference Number: 08/2014. Bolivia ACT Forum members have been receiving and collecting information from affected communities. Christian Aid has provided water treatment plants and means to massive distribution of water treatment tablets and PDA has provided technical accompaniment to the forum by sending a Rapid Support Team person. The forum has made an assessment of the situation identifying its capacities to respond in place. An appeal should be forthcoming. The components of the humanitarian actions will be centered in water, sanitation and hygiene promotion; community based psychosocial service; early recovery and rehabilitation; and food aid, food security and NFI. The appeal will eventually be budgeted close to US$ 300,000.
Published Mar 17, 2014. File size: 368.7 kB

Burundi: Assistance to storm survivors

ACT Alliance Alert Reference Number: 06/2014. The forum members will request ACT Alliance Rapid Response Funds. Activities will include: Community mobilization and sensitization; Identification and Authentication of beneficiaries. Cash distribution to 600 households most affected in Gatunguru area.
Published Feb 17, 2014. File size: 316.1 kB

Indonesia: Mount Kelud Eruption - East Java Province

ACT Alliance Alert Reference Number: 07/2014. ACT Indonesia Forum members are working closely to monitor and assess the situation. Assistance will be with relief items such as medicine packs, face masks, tarpaulins, blankets, hygiene and baby packages as well as water.
Published Feb 14, 2014. File size: 365.8 kB