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More than just water: WASH project improves the lives of Syrian refugees in Akkar

More than just water: WASH project improves the lives of Syrian refugees in Akkar

Oct 29, 2014

30 October, 2014 - Two ACT members are meeting a desperate need for water by Syrian refugees in Lebanon

Confronting chronic drought, food insecurity and climate injustice in Latin America

Confronting chronic drought, food insecurity and climate injustice in Latin America

Oct 29, 2014

29 October, 2014 - With support from the Ecumenical Small Projects Fund, Latin American community-based organisations are working to find solutions to some of the biggest challenges they face

ACT pledges support for bold new vision

ACT pledges support for bold new vision

Oct 24, 2014

24 October, 2014 - With a show of hands, ACT delegates at the general assembly adopt new board members and ambitious plans to shape the future of the alliance

Climate change disaster not inevitable, ACT Alliance says

Climate change disaster not inevitable, ACT Alliance says

Oct 24, 2014

24 October, 2014 - In the days before a major new report on the effects of our warming planet is released, ACT insists that disaster can be averted with strong carbon-reduction mechanisms

ACT Alliance elects new moderator, approves new strategic plan

ACT Alliance elects new moderator, approves new strategic plan

Oct 24, 2014

23 October, 2015 - New leadership and direction mark the third day of the ACT Alliance assembly

ACT assembly opens with call for greater commitment

ACT assembly opens with call for greater commitment

Oct 22, 2014

21 October, 2014 - Leaders of one of the world's largest humanitarian and development bodies gather in the Dominican Republic, united in their determination to drive down global poverty

Indigenous Women in the Paraguayan Chaco unite to defend their rights

Indigenous Women in the Paraguayan Chaco unite to defend their rights

Oct 15, 2014

15 October, 2014 - ACT member Church World Service works closely with the Chaco women, helping them find their voice and stand up to injustice

Pakistan’s emergencies require action before problems grow

Pakistan’s emergencies require action before problems grow

Oct 13, 2014

13 October, 2014 - Without more help for the survivors of floods and landslides in Pakistan, greater problems could emerge

Gaza donor conference: financial and political support required

Gaza donor conference: financial and political support required

Oct 10, 2014

PRESS RELEASE - 10 October, 2014 - The rebuild of Gaza needs not just the pledges of countries attending this weekend's funding conference but a push for political reform too

Home again, after 20 years living on the side of the road

Home again, after 20 years living on the side of the road

Oct 08, 2014

8 October, 2014 - After 20 years forced to live in a roadside camp, an indigenous community in Paraguay wins back its ancestral land. It came with the support of ACT Alliance member, Church World Service.

Faith leaders come together to discuss climate change

Faith leaders come together to discuss climate change

Sep 25, 2014

25 September 2014 - From 21-22 September faith leaders from around the world joined together in New York to speak with one another and to speak out about climate change.

Political leaders fail to deliver at climate summit despite massive global mobilisation

Political leaders fail to deliver at climate summit despite massive global mobilisation

Sep 23, 2014

23 September 2014 - Pledges made this morning at the climate summit do not add up to the necessary phase out of fossil energy by mid century despite the moving words of the most affected nations.

Largest Climate March in History Sets Stage for UN Climate Summit

Largest Climate March in History Sets Stage for UN Climate Summit

Sep 22, 2014

21 September 2014 - Yesterday, two days before world leaders were due to convene for the Climate Summit 2014 at the UN’s headquarters, ACT Alliance took part in the largest climate march in history – and one of the largest social movements of the last decade – with 310,000 people marching through the streets of New York City, calling for climate action.

From the field: Pakistan flood survivors on the response

From the field: Pakistan flood survivors on the response

Sep 16, 2014

16 September, 2014 - Four survivors of the floods that have ruined large areas of Azad Kashmir, Punjab and Sindh talk about the moment the floods arrived

Taking health care to Pakistan flood survivors

Taking health care to Pakistan flood survivors

Sep 16, 2014

16 September 2014 - ACT member CWS-PA is sending doctors to flood survivors in the wake of disastrous floods and landslides in Pakistan