Appeals

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

Liberia: Ebola Sensitization and Prevention - LBR141

Appeal Target: US$ 234,353. ACT Liberia Forum members are responding to the Ebola outbreak in Liberia, by creating sensitization about the virus among the local population and by acquiring an emergency isolation centre for the Phebe Lutheran Hospital, who have already received Ebola patients and had some of their health workers infected.
Published Jul 22, 2014. File size: 742.5 kB

Brazil: Floods in indigenous territories - RRF No. 10/2014

Rapid Response Fund Payment for US$ 59,972. ACT member Lutheran Foundation of Diaconia (FLD) is planning for the following assistance: to ensure 400 families have food security during 3 months, through the distribution of 800 rations of protein (meat) and corn meal (corn maize) in addition to what has been distributed via local efforts; To ensure nine communities have access to water with 9 wells; 30 families will have their roofs repaired; 200 mattresses will be provided; A boat will be provided to the affected communities to allow their mobility; To provide capacity building on Psychosocial Support; Develop an advocacy plan for the communities’ mobilization.
Published Jul 02, 2014. File size: 560.4 kB

Serbia & Bosnia and Herzegovina Floods – SRB141

Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina have been affected by a devastating cyclone, which has resulted in record flooding from heavy rains. Throughout the region dozens are confirmed dead, and many people are still missing. ACT members responding are: Philanthropy the Charitable Foundation of the Serbian Orthodox Church, Church World Service (CWS), International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC), and Hungarian InterChurch Aid (HIA). Assistance include distribution of food, home repairs, hygiene, water and livelihood support. Appeal Target: US$ 735,072. Balance Requested: US$ 451,633.
Published Jun 27, 2014. File size: 966.4 kB

Sri Lanka: Floods - RRF No. 09/2014

Rapid Response Fund Payment for US$ 58,061. ACT member the National Christian Council of Sri Lanka (NCCSL) is proposing assistance to: provide 2000 packets of cooked food, assist and provide 1400 families severely affected by flood with dry ration packs, empower and assist 100 families affected floods to recover a modicum of self-sufficiency in their day to day lives by providing 100 packs of essential household items, provide necessary facilities for 250 children/ students continue their education in schools by providing them with educational pack containing the most essential items, minimize their vulnerability and by providing assistance for small scale repairs to damaged houses, toilets and wells, build up community level capacity and awareness by conducting awareness programmes on climate change.
Published Jun 11, 2014. File size: 492.9 kB

Kenya: Response to South Sudanese refugees' arrivals into Kenya, REVISION 1 - KEN141

Appeal Target: US$ 2,123,291. ACT Kenya Forum members are assisting the newly arrived refugees to attain minimum standards of living including protection concerns especially for children, water and shelter once they reach Kakuma refugee camp.
Published May 23, 2014. File size: 1006.5 kB

Afghanistan: Floods & Landslides in the North, North-eastern & Western regions

Preliminary Appeal target: US$ 1,987,537. ACT members (Christian Aid, Church World Service A/P, Hungarian Inter-church Aid and Norwegian Church Aid) plan to restore normal life/livelihood through rehabilitation of irrigation systems, roads and damaged houses and provision of food and cash for work programmes; restore access to flood protected safe water and sanitation facilities; increase the resilience of the flood affected communities through DRR schemes.
Published May 16, 2014. File size: 1.3 MB

Chile: Devastating Fire in Valparaiso - CHL142

Appeal Target: US$ 167,659. ACT member Fundación Educación Popular en Salud o Fundación EPES proposes to support the recovery of dignified living conditions and to strengthen relationships of support and trust of 1,274 people affected by the April 12 fire, by repairing and improving a community centre and 300 emergency dwellings, and implement a community strategy for psychosocial support for children and women in Cerro Las Cañas of Valparaíso. This Full Appeal replaces the Preliminary Appeal issued on 1st May 2014, now removed from this site.
Published May 16, 2014. File size: 711.9 kB

Chile: Support to earthquake affected - CHL141

Appeal Target: US$ 97,047. ACT Chile forum members will support 500 families in the community of Alto Hospicio, Iquique Province, in Tarapaca region, through psychosocial support. This Full Appeal replaces the Preliminary Appeal issued on 11 April 2014.
Published May 15, 2014. File size: 662.6 kB

Colombia: Floods in Chocó - COL131

Appeal Target: US$ 332,843. ACT member The Lutheran World Federation, Colombia, is providing assistance to 21 rural ethnic minority communities affected by the floods for the recovery of food security and social fabric, and to strengthen their capacity in prevention and preparation to emergencies. This Full Appeal replaces the Preliminary Appeal issued on 16 December 2013, now removed from our site.
Published May 13, 2014. File size: 742.1 kB

Democratic Republic of Congo: Eastern DRC Conflict & Displacement - COD141

Appeal Target: US$ 792,811. The ACT forum in DRC is planning to provide assistance to vulnerable households affected by population movement by implementing the different project components including: food security, wash, nutrition, children’s social reinsertion in the community, psychosocial support to internally displaced people, returnees as well as host families. This full appeal replaces the Preliminary Appeal issued on 28 February 2014, now removed from our website.
Published Apr 28, 2014. File size: 766.6 kB