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

Namibia & Angola: Severe drought

ACT Alliance Alert Reference Number: 20/2013. Planned activities: in Namibia - food distributions, income generating activities and psycho social support to the most vulnerable; in Angola - emergency water and food distribution, and community emergency preparedness.
Published Jun 10, 2013. File size: 501.0 kB

Central African Republic (CAR): Assistance required to support and protect vulnerable people in CAR

ACT Alliance Alert Reference Number: 19/2013. ACT Alliance members The Lutheran World Federation (LWF), in partnership with the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA), Finn Church Aid (FCA), the Evangelical Lutheran Church in CAR, and with support from other ACT Alliance members are planning a response from Bangui and Bour to support and accompany church structures inside CAR to respond to this acute humanitarian situation.
Published May 23, 2013. File size: 407.9 kB

Uganda: Assistance required to support and protect vulnerable refugees from the Congo (DRC)

ACT Alliance Alert Reference Number: 18/2013. Upon consultations with the OPM and the UNHCR, LWF/ACT forum plans to support the general refugee population, the marginalized persons and those with special needs through livelihoods/environmental protection, SGBV/protection and other community services.
Published May 15, 2013. File size: 359.9 kB

Myanmar: Tropical Cyclone Mahasen

ACT Alliance Alert Reference Number: 17/2013. ACT Forum members have agreed to assign the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) to monitor the situation and report on the needed response. Should the cyclone hit, ACT Forum Myanmar members would decide whether to go for an RRF or preliminary appeal, depending upon the scale of the disaster.
Published May 13, 2013. File size: 401.5 kB

Pakistan: IDFP influx from Tirah Valeey/Khyber Agency

ACT Alliance Alert Reference Number: 16/2013. ACT Pakistan forum members, as per assessments carried out, will provide food and non-food items, health, water and sanitation.
Published May 10, 2013. File size: 333.8 kB

Uganda: Flash floods in Kasese District

ACT Alliance Alert Reference Number: 14/2013. The ACT Uganda Forum members will respond with food and non-food items to affected population, targeting the most vulnerable. A Rapid Response request is being prepared.
Published May 08, 2013. File size: 405.5 kB

Mauritania: Assistance to Malian Refugees and Host Communities

ACT Alliance Alert Reference Number: 15/2013. ACT member The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) is planning to provide following assistance to Malian Refugees in the Mbera Camp and HCs: shelters, psychosocial support, nutritional support and agro-pastoral activities.
Published May 07, 2013. File size: 514.0 kB

Capacity Development Initiative Appeal GCD111: Update

GCDI11 – Appeal Update for 2013. As we enter into the second quarter of the final year of the ACT Capacity Development Initiative (CDI) appeal, we would like to inform you of the changes to the appeal since it was written in 2010. For those of you following the secretariat annual Activities Plan & Budget, you will have seen the changes reflected in both the 2012 and 2013 plans. This letter is meant to help make the connection between the original appeal and the secretariat Activities Plan & Budget (which includes CDI activities).
Published May 03, 2013. File size: 659.9 kB

China: 7.0 magnitude earthquake hits Lushan County

ACT Alliance Alert Reference Number: 13/2013. At 8:02am (Beijing time) an earthquake of magnitude 7 hit remote rural areas of Lushan County, Sichuan Province. ACT member, Amity is planning for an ACT appeal to provide for immediate needs of the most vulnerable affected. Rehabilitation and reconstruction activities are foreseen.
Published Apr 21, 2013. File size: 403.2 kB

Madagascar: Locusts invations in central and southern regions of Madagascar

ACT Alliance Alert Reference Number: 12/2013. Assessment is being put in place. The main planned activities in response to the locusts by ACT members are: addressing food security by providing food, and seeds for tuber crops including agriculture tools.
Published Apr 16, 2013. File size: 587.9 kB