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

Central African Republic: Assistance to support and protect war affected vulnerable communities, REVISION 2 - CAF131

Appeal Target: US$ 4,745,657. The two requesting members in this appeal, The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) and Finn Church Aid (FCA) are continuing carrying out humanitarian programmes in CAR despite the challenging environment. Detailed needs assessments and adjustments of programmes have led to this second revision of the appeal. The programmes of LWF and FCA will be implemented in Nana Mambéré, Ouham Pendé, and Bangui. Support will be provided in the sectors of food security and livelihoods, protection and peace building, WASH and shelter, local partner capacity building, and education. This Revision 2 replaces Revision 1 issued on 20 December 2013.
Published Mar 26, 2014. File size: 1.4 MB

Chad: Assistance to CAR and Sudanese refugees, and host communities inside Chad - TCD141

Appeal Target: US$ 899,696. ACT member LWF/DWS Chad is now involved in eleven refugee camps and host communities in different regions of the country. It operates from its N’Djamena office and field offices in Koukou, Farchana, Gaga, Hadjer Hadid, Goz Beida, Ab Gadam, Maro and Goré as well as a liaison staff in Abéché. LWF will provide support with: psycho-social, recovery of livelihoods, emergency shelter, NFIs and education.
Published Feb 13, 2014. File size: 1.1 MB

Ethiopia: Assistance to asylum seekers and refugees from South Sudan - ETH141

Appeal Target: US$ 3,513,871. ACT members LWF, IOCC and EOC DICAC are working in coordination to respond to the current crisis through this coordinated appeal ETH141. Assistance will be provided in water, hygiene and sanitation, psychosocial support, education. This Full Appeal replaces the Preliminary Appeal issued on 30 December 2013, now removed from our web site.
Published Feb 13, 2014. File size: 2.9 MB

South Sudan: Conflict Response - SSD141

Appeal Target: US$ 9,176,186. ACT members will provide assistance to help internally displaced persons and host communities in severely conflict affected areas in South Sudan to have access to essential life-saving items, reduce vulnerability and for them to realize safety and human dignity. Appeal activities are in the sectors of: food, non food items, WASH, Education, Child Protection, shelter, Psycho-social support, Early Recovery & Reintegration, Advocacy, Coordination, health. This Full Appeal replaces the Preliminary Appeal issued 6 January 2014. This Appeal is re posted on 25 February as a revised version from the one issued on 7 February, reflecting changes on the implementation period to one full year for all members and a few changes under communications and visibility, security and staff welfare.
Published Feb 07, 2014. File size: 1.9 MB

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

Appeal Target: US$ 967,634. ACT member LWF is present in Adjumani to offer humanitarian assistance to the refugees in the transit centre and in the settlements. In this light, the Uganda ACT forum members through the Lutheran World Federation are issuing this full appeal, which is replacing the Preliminary Appeal issued on 30 December 2013.
Published Feb 04, 2014. File size: 753.2 kB

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

Appeal Target: US$ 2,123,291. ACT members LWF and NCCK Kakuma programs, together with the UN and other partners in Kakuma, have agreed to initially prepare for an influx of 20,000 refugees during the first quarter of 2014. By end of January about 14,000 refugees have already arrived. In case more than 20,000 refugees arrive, the appeal will be revised. LWF is responding in Child Protection, Reception Center Management, Water and Emergency Education while the NCCK is focusing on shelter. This Full Appeal replaces the Preliminary Appeal issued on 30 December 2013, now removed from our web site.
Published Feb 04, 2014. File size: 976.4 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: 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

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