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

Namibia: follow-on drought response - NAM141

Appeal target US$235,429, balance requested US$167,865. This appeal is a follow-on response to NAM131 to tide the communities over until the next harvests only expected in June 2014.
Published Jan 31, 2014. File size: 649.3 kB

Myanmar - Rakhine: Assistance to IDPs - MYR131, REVISION 1

Appeal Target: US$ 1,313,176. ACT Myanmar member, Lutheran World Federation (LWF) has revised the original MYR131 Appeal (issued 11 June 2013) to upscale and extend some of their ongoing interventions as well as take forward the recommendations of the psycho-social assessment carried out by two consultants seconded by Church of Sweden. LWF also wishes to ensure that all the activities are streamlined with two other LWF interventions outside the ACT appeal – the UNHCR supported project focussing on camp management and the EU-Children of Peace Initiative funded through Finnish Church Aid. Both projects began on 1 January 2014 and will finish on 30 June 2014 and 31 December 2014 respectively. This Revision replaces the original Appeal issued on 11 June 2013.
Published Jan 14, 2014. File size: 995.9 kB

Uganda: Assistance to refugees from DRC, REVISION 2 - UGA132

Appeal Target: US$ 939,605. With this second revision, ACT member The Lutheran World Federation Uganda Programme will focus on provision of non food items, emergency protection and improvement of water and sanitation related interventions at Bubukwanga transit centre.
Published Jan 03, 2014. File size: 1.6 MB

Uganda: Operation support for South Sudanese refugees in Uganda - UGA141

Preliminary Appeal Target: US$488,407. ACT member LWF is responding to achieve the following objectives: • Objective 1: Improved water, sanitation and hygiene amongst refugee and host communities amidst refugee influx. • Objective 2: Refugee and host community households supported to access essential non food items. • Objective 3: Support settlement of refugees and relationships with host communities affected by the refugee influx. • Objective 4: Provide protection mechanism and psychosocial support for both refugee and host communities.
Published Dec 30, 2013. File size: 705.9 kB

Central African Republic: Assistance to support and protect war affected vulnerable communities, REVISION 1 - CAF131

Appeal Target: US$ 5,673,206. Aside from the critical protection concerns, the crisis has caused further deterioration in the already weak health sector and there is a major food and nutrition security crisis. The widespread civil insecurity caused a sharp reduction in 2013 crop production and is likely to severely impact the 2014 cropping season. PRIORITY NEEDS: Protection, psychosocial support, education, WASH, shelter, food security, emergency preparedness and health care, capacity building.
Published Dec 20, 2013. File size: 992.9 kB

Colombia: Floods in Chocó - COL131

Preliminary Appeal Target: US$ 352,526. LWF, on behalf of Colombia ACT forum, is proposing to assist 22 communities affected to recover their food security and to set up an emergency preparedness plan based on local organization. The objectives proposed are: 1) 22 communities have strengthened their communitarian participation to address the local threats through a local preparedness plan; 2) 673 families affected by the floods recovered their food security.
Published Dec 17, 2013. File size: 554.7 kB

Philippines: Typhoon Haiyan - PHL131

Appeal Target: US$ 16,210,035. ACT members in the Philippines Christian Aid (CA), ICCO Cooperation, Lutheran World Relief (LWR), Norwegian Church Aid (NCA) and the National Council of Churches in the Philippines (NCCP) plan to assist the most vulnerable and resource poor people affected by the typhoon through the following assistance: food and non-food items, WASH, shelter, psycho-social support, education, livelihood restoration/development, cash for work, disaster risk reduction (DRR), capacity building and climate change advocacy. This appeal replaces the preliminary appeal issued on 14 November 2013, now removed from the web site.
Published Dec 16, 2013. File size: 1.6 MB

Sudan: ACT - CARITAS Darfur Programme 2014: SDN141 - EA24/2013

Appeal Target: US$ 9,885,640. As we appeal to our member organisations for their support for the Darfur Programme in 2014, it is important to note that this programme is a unique ecumenical cooperation between the ACT Alliance and Caritas Internationalis and an important provider of humanitarian aid and services in Darfur. 2014 marks ten years since the Darfur Programme was initiated in the summer of 2004. During this period it has received support from more than 60 member organisations of the two networks. The implementing partners in the appeal are Norwegian Church Aid (NCA), an ACT Alliance member under whose auspices the programme is managed. NCA works alongside; ERRADA the Emergency Relief, Rehabilitation and Development Agency (the humanitarian wing of the Sudan Council of Churches), and national partners Mubadiroon and Elruhama. As we look towards 2014 the challenging context in Darfur means that the programme will continue with its strategy of addressing the immediate needs of those affected by the conflict whilst seeking to strengthen the coping mechanisms and resilience of communities and the capacity of national partners to support them. In 2014 the programme aims to support over half a million people living in South, Central and East Darfur. Additional documents available on request from the ACT Secretariat: Logical Matrix by sector and Performance Monitoring Framework by sector.
Published Dec 16, 2013. File size: 2.9 MB

Rapid Response Fund 2014 - GRRF14

Appeal Target: US$ 1,200,000. The purpose of the RRF is to provide one-time financial resources to a member or members of the ACT Alliance, normally in the first days following a small-scale emergency, to facilitate the member(s)’ immediate small-scale emergency response in saving lives, over a time period not to exceed three months.
Published Dec 11, 2013. File size: 542.2 kB

India: Cyclone Phailin - IND134

Appeal target: US$2,487,251. Balance requested: US$2,029,045. ACT India Forum members Church's Auxiliary for Social Action (CASA) and Lutheran World Service India Trust (LWSIT) plan to assist with: food, non-food items, shelter - temporary and house repair, WASH, psycho-social support, livelihood recovery along with disaster risk reduction awareness training and building of multipurpose cyclone shelters.
Published Nov 29, 2013. File size: 1.2 MB