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

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

Democratic Republic of Congo: Assistance to Internal Displaced People (IDPs) and returnees in North Kivu Province

ACT Alliance Alert Reference Number: 05/2014. The objective is to provide relief supplies to the displaced population (fleeing the conflict) and affected households. LWF and BOAD will respond in Beni and Rusthuru in Nutrition, Food Security, Wash, Psychosocial support, NFI, Protection, peace building as well as preparedness in the areas with a high potential of ethnic conflict.
Published Feb 13, 2014. File size: 370.4 kB

Indonesia: Mount Sinabung Eruption

ACT Alliance Alert Reference Number: 04/2014. Yakkum Emergency Unit (YEU) is deploying its emergency response team (ERT) to deliver relief items, such as hygiene packages, psychosocial support and barrack management design. Lutheran World Relief (LWR) plans to establish three child-friendly spaces complete with recreational kits, as well as distribute 750 elementary and junior school kits, train 30 local teachers on post-disaster psychosocial support and facilitate child protection monitoring throughout the IDP camps.
Published Jan 29, 2014. File size: 366.4 kB

Namibia: Follow on drought response

ACT Alliance Alert Reference Number: 03/2014. ACT member The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) has responded to the drought since August 2013 through the Evangelical Lutheran Church in the Republic of Namibia (ELCRN) and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Namibia (ELCIN) with mainly cash intervention. When cash grant comes to an end, there might be a need to provide additional assistance to bridge until May 2014.
Published Jan 22, 2014. File size: 371.8 kB

Nepal: Cold wave in southern plains & western hills of Nepal

ACT Alliance Alert Reference Number: 02/2014. The Lutheran World Federation Nepal (LWF Nepal) and other ACT Alliance Nepal forum members are assessing the situation in the affected districts and closely following developments. Should the situation be further aggravated, ACT Nepal Forum members plan to assist the most severely affected and vulnerable families with life saving relief items.
Published Jan 10, 2014. File size: 362.6 kB

Chad: Assistance to CAR and Sudanese refugees and host communities inside Chad

ACT Alliance Alert Reference Number 01/2014. ACT member The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) Chad Programme will, in partnership with UNHCR, provide (1) shelter, infrastructure, livelihood support and alternative energy sources (environment) for the Sudanese refugees in 7 camps and (2) livelihoods, environment, food and NFI for the CAR refugees in 4 camps, (3) Vocational training in 5 centers.
Published Jan 07, 2014. File size: 333.9 kB

El Salvador: Volcano eruption

ACT Alert reference number: 50/2013 The Salvadorian church has a team in place, assessing the situation and establishing coordination with the government and the communities. The Forum Coordinator is gathering information from assessments in order to plan the forum response. The forum will prepare a Rapid Response Fund (RRF) application if the conditions remain at this level, but if there is a major eruption an appeal will be issued.
Published Dec 31, 2013. File size: 366.3 kB

Uganda: Renewed conflict in DRC North Kivu leads to massive refugee influx into Uganda

ACT Alliance Alert Reference Number: 49/2013. ACT member the Lutheran World Federation plans to revise running ACT appeal UGA132 to accommodate this new influx. Planned activities are: Provision of essential NFIs and protection services to new arrivals in critical need at Bubukwanga reception Centre; Camp and general reception management (including hot meal preparation), water and sanitation services, shelter establishment, maintenance and repairs.
Published Dec 26, 2013. File size: 370.6 kB

South Sudan: Conflict

ACT Alliance Alert Reference Number: 48/2013. Currently no response is taking place within South Sudan by the ACT members as the situation is too insecure. In Kakuma and Uganda LWF have begun to prepare for new arrivals and have contingency plans in place for this. ACT members in Ethiopia are planning to provide support to a possible influx of refugees in the Gambella region.
Published Dec 20, 2013. File size: 319.1 kB