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

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

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

Philippines: Typhoon Haiyan - PHL131

Preliminary Appeal Target: US$ 14,108,481. Members of ACT Philippines Forum: Christian Aid (CA), Lutheran World Relief (LWR), Norwegian Church Aid (NCA), the National Council of Churches in the Philippines (NCCP) and the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) are planning to provide assistance including food and non-food items, WASH, shelter, livelihood, psychosocial services, capacity building and disaster risk reduction. ICCO Cooperation is planning to join the full appeal. This is a corrected version from an error in the budget and few adjustments in the objectives.
Published Nov 13, 2013. File size: 966.6 kB

Kenya: Response to Drought - KEN111 Preliminary Appeal

The drought in Kenya has reached crisis level. Six ACT Alliance members in the country are requesting funds to provide assistance to people in the drought affected areas.
Published Jul 22, 2011. File size: 1.3 MB

Ethiopia: Drought Response - ETH111

Appeal Target: US$ 2,627,694. ACT Alliance members in Ethiopia will provide food and non food assistance to 63, 608 individuals in 5 districts of Ethiopia most affected by the ongoing drought. The three month response will complement the ongoing efforts by the government of Ethiopia through the Disaster Risk Management and Food Security Sector (DRMFSS), in collaboration with humanitarian partners (donors, NGOs, UN agencies).
Published Jul 14, 2011. File size: 1.0 MB