Appeals

This area includes all open Appeals and Rapid Response Fund payments.

India: Cyclone Hudhud batters Andhra Pradesh & Odisha - IND142

Preliminary Appeal Target: US$816,104. ACT members United Evangelical Lutheran Churches in India (UELCI) and Lutheran World Service Trust India (LWSIT) plan to respond. UELCI's goal is to Provide immediate life-saving and early recovery support to 8,000 families and LWSIT's goal is to extend immediate emergency response for life-saving and life-sustaining assistance and early recovery among 1,000 families.
Published Oct 20, 2014. File size: 539.8 kB

Guatemala: Drought Induced Food Crisis - GUA141

Preliminary Appeal Target: US$ 483,955. Guatemala, one of the worst affected countries by climate change, is now facing a food crisis due to the significant impact of drought, which according to a number of experts will further increase in the next year, with the regions impacted also growing. The Guatemala Forum will contribute to the preservation of the lives of 2,889 most vulnerable families affected by the drought, supporting their food security.
Published Oct 15, 2014. File size: 525.7 kB

Bolivia: Post flooding response to water-borne related diseases and food insecurity - BOL141

Preliminary Appeal Target: US$ 134,792. The overall goal of the response by ACT member the Evangelical Methodist Church in Bolivia is to support 450 families who have not received adequate attention from their local governments, in recuperating their food security, rehabilitation of water systems and the strengthening of preventative knowledge and psychosocial community-based support.
Published Oct 14, 2014. File size: 684.6 kB

Somalia: Drought and Food insecurity - SOM141

Preliminary Appeal Target: US$ 2,797,367. The ACT Somalia Forum plans on responding by focusing on WASH, general food distribution, targeted supplementary feeding, non-food items, livelihoods, emergency education, emergency shelter, peace building and support for the return of IDPs and refugees. The activities will be implemented in Dadaab refugee camp, Gedo, Garowe, Puntland, Banadir and Lower Shabelle.
Published Oct 14, 2014. File size: 834.1 kB

Uganda: Operation support for South Sudanese refugees in Uganda, EXT. and REVISION 1 - UGA141

Appeal Target: US$ 1,055,182. The ACT Alliance Uganda Forum members have the following objectives: improve access to water, sanitation and hygiene for refugees and host communities, access to essential NFI for refugee and host community households, enhance psychosocial support for refugees, and support to refugees and host community households to engage in activities for improved livelihoods. This appeal revision replaces the original appeal issued on 3rd February 2014, now removed from our site.
Published Oct 13, 2014. File size: 894.9 kB

China: Response to Ludian Earthquake - CHN141

Appeal Target: US$ 653,167. With the ending of the preliminary stage of emergence assistance, the focus of Amity Foundation will shift from relief phase to recovery and rehabilitation. The primary concerns of the project are reconstruction of drinking water system, reconstruction of earthquake resistant houses, rebuilding of livestock pens, provision of seeds, assist in livelihood recovery; resume agricultural production as well as community based psychosocial support. This Full Appeal replaces the Preliminary Appeal issued on 14 August 2014, now removed from our site.
Published Oct 10, 2014. File size: 807.7 kB

El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua: Central America drought response - CAM141

Preliminary Appeal Target: US$ 1,396,955. A drought associated with the "El Niño"phenomenon has caused severe impacts in Central America, where it has damaged a large part of the corn and bean crops. The target population includes subsistence farmers who find themselves in a situation of food insecurity as a result of the prolonged drought in the Central America region. The resultant effects of the drought will be increased poverty, migration, and hunger into the year 2015. ACT Forums in the 3 countries plan to ensure that families affected by the crisis have access to food in the critical period of food shortage, to water, and are able to recover from the drought. These will be 3,450 most affected families in Central America: 900 in Honduras, 750 in El Salvador and 1,800 in Nicaragua.
Published Oct 06, 2014. File size: 678.4 kB

Pakistan: Assistance to flood affected - PAK141

Appeal target: US$2,981,051. ACT member Church World Service Afghanistan/Pakistan and Norwegian Church Aid are planning to assist the affected communities in Azad Kashmir and Punjab by providing immediate and lifesaving assistance and recovery support to 23,248 flood affected families addressing their immediate needs of food, NFI, Shelter, WASH and Health. This Full Appeal replaces the Preliminary Appeal issued on 9th September, now removed from our site.
Published Oct 02, 2014. File size: 1.4 MB

Sierra Leone: Ebola Sensitization and Prevention - SLE141

Appeal Target: US$ 124,871. ACT member the Council of Churches in Sierra Leon (CCSL) is aiming at contributing to the prevention of the Ebola Virus contagion in the two identified Districts and 180 communities through various activities of sensitization and distribution of Chlorine Bleach and Water containers to the communities.
Published Sep 24, 2014. File size: 720.3 kB

Iraq: Survival Assistance for Displaced Populations and their Host Communities in Northern Iraq - IRQ141

Appeal Target: US$ 2,890,110. ACT members Christian Aid and The Lutheran World Federation are assisting the IDP families and their host communities with food security, water supply, NFI, psychosocial services, shelter, health and hygiene items. This Full Appeal replaces the Preliminary Appeal issued on 29th July 2014, now removed from our site.
Published Sep 19, 2014. File size: 1.2 MB