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Cyclone Pam Response

Cyclone Pam Response

Apr 23, 2015

Graphic report from ACT member Act for Peace, responding after Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu

The Tiger, the Fisherman, his Wife and our Future

The Tiger, the Fisherman, his Wife and our Future

Apr 22, 2015

22 April 2015 - How do man-eating tigers relate to climate change? See the video

Philippines Prepares for Storms

Philippines Prepares for Storms

Apr 21, 2015

Disaster preparedness is an important part of ACT Alliance members’ response in the Philippines after supertyphoon Haiyan.

Supporting midwifry with the Maasai

Supporting midwifry with the Maasai

Apr 18, 2015

18 April 2015 - ACT member Christian Aid supports training of traditional midwives among the Maasai, Noorkipali now attends women in childbirth.

IOCC supports Syrian Families Under Attack

IOCC supports Syrian Families Under Attack

Apr 16, 2015

16 April 2015 - ACT member IOCC Assists Refugee Families Under Attack Near Damascus

The garden grows in the desert refugee camp

The garden grows in the desert refugee camp

Apr 14, 2015

14 April 2015 - The war in Syria already tires the aid donors around the world, but even more it exhausts the individuals that are placed inside the refugee camps.

ACT Alliance joins religious and Faith-Based Organisation leaders committing to end extreme poverty by 2030

ACT Alliance joins religious and Faith-Based Organisation leaders committing to end extreme poverty by 2030

Apr 08, 2015

9 April 2015 - ACT Alliance has joined over 30 leaders from major world religions and heads of global faith-based organisations to today launch a clarion call to action to end extreme poverty by 2030, a goal shared by the World Bank Group.

International Mine Awareness Day

International Mine Awareness Day

Apr 04, 2015

International Day of Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action

Chile: floods in desert

Chile: floods in desert

Apr 02, 2015

Heavy rain has fallen in areas where it hasn't rained for 20 years, floods have affected large areas of the north of Chile.

Life through a rural lens

Life through a rural lens

Mar 31, 2015

Life through a rural lens: new exhibition by Christian Aid showcases photos by Ghanaian farmers.

Brazil: floods in Acre

Brazil: floods in Acre

Mar 30, 2015

30 March 2014 - In February and March, heavy rain and floods have hit Acre in northern Brazil, 80,000 people have been severely affected in particular marginal communities and indigenous people.

Supporting Ukraine's Displaced Population

Supporting Ukraine's Displaced Population

Mar 27, 2015

ACT Alliance is providing emergency assistance to Internally Displaced People in seven regions of Ukraine.

ACT emergency relief response to communities affected by the Vanuatu cyclone

ACT emergency relief response to communities affected by the Vanuatu cyclone

Mar 23, 2015

ACT Alliance General Secretary John Nduna speaks from the Disaster Risk Reduction conference on the ACT response to the emergency in Vanuatu after cylone Pam

Vanuatu: update from ACT members on the ground

Vanuatu: update from ACT members on the ground

Mar 19, 2015

19 March 2015 - Cyclone Pam hit Vanuatu in March 2015. The category 5 storm caused widespread destruction. ACT Alliance member Act for Peace responded to the crisis with emergency food, shelter and water. Here we have an interview with Geoff Robinson of Act for Peace, on the ground in Vanuatu

Sendai disaster framework leaves the vulnerable behind

Sendai disaster framework leaves the vulnerable behind

Mar 18, 2015

18 March 2015 - The Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction just ended in Japan, with the adoption of the Sendai Framework for Action on Disaster Risk Reduction. The framework has been approved after long negotiations characterised by lack of political will to come up with a strong document that is ambitious enough.