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ACT Alliance applauds human rights resolution on Gaza

ACT Alliance applauds human rights resolution on Gaza

Jul 24, 2014

During a Special Session of the UN Human Rights Council, on 23 July 2014, a resolution was adapted to among other things; create a commission of inquiry to investigate human rights violations in the recent attacks between Israeli military and Hamas in the occupied Palestinian Territory.

Women taking the lead

Women taking the lead

Jul 23, 2014

In South Sudan, ACT member World Renew works on improving agricultural production, and women take the lead

Tanzanian Flood Testimonies

Tanzanian Flood Testimonies

Jul 21, 2014

First-hand accounts of the floods in Tanzania and what they mean for farmers.

Gaza: ”The children know they can die

Gaza: ”The children know they can die

Jul 18, 2014

Many people of Gaza are trapped in their homes, says DCA employee in Gaza, who is hiding indoors with his frightened family

Volunteer hero in the wake of the typhoon

Volunteer hero in the wake of the typhoon

Jul 14, 2014

14 July, 2014 - Thousands of volunteers came forward immediately after super typhoon Haiyan caused chaos in November last year. Zenaida A. Calzada, 27, was one of them.

Attacks on innocent civilians in Israel oPt conflict must stop says ACT Alliance

Attacks on innocent civilians in Israel oPt conflict must stop says ACT Alliance

Jul 11, 2014

11 July 2014 - Innocent men, women and children are suffering and paying the ultimate price for the failure of the politicians as violence escalates between Israel and the occupied Palestinian territory

Even the sun is different in Tacloban

Even the sun is different in Tacloban

Jul 11, 2014

11 July, 2014 - Tacloban is dejected and disconsolate. As in a criminal place in a bad American film, where even the sun doesn’t shine as brightly as in other places in the Philippines.

Politics undermining the work of NGOs post-Haiyan

Politics undermining the work of NGOs post-Haiyan

Jul 10, 2014

10 July, 2014 - Political disputes are generating further upheaval in the lives of typhoon Haiyan survivors

School doors re-open amid conflict in the CAR

School doors re-open amid conflict in the CAR

Jul 08, 2014

8 July, 2014 - ACT member Finn Church Aid is rehabilitating schools in the Central African Republic in an effort to ensure children's education doesn't become a casualty of war

2.6 million Haiyan survivors still homeless

2.6 million Haiyan survivors still homeless

Jun 30, 2014

30 June, 2014 - Across the path of typhoon Haiyan, survivors are making do with rudimentary housing materials. More resilient structures are needed before the next season of violent weather.

FBOs demand higher profile in DRR activities

FBOs demand higher profile in DRR activities

Jun 26, 2014

26 June, 2014 - The unique talents and role of faith-based organisations needs greater attention in the global disaster risk reduction arena, ACT tells ministerial conference

Ebola leaves football fans in the dark

Ebola leaves football fans in the dark

Jun 26, 2014

26 June, 2014 - The beautiful game is off-limits to World Cup fans in a Sierra Leone village but there's a good reason for the prohibition

2nd ACT Assembly 2014

2nd ACT Assembly 2014

Jun 25, 2014

The ACT Assembly is under the motto "Join Hands – Full Life and Dignity for All" the strategic meeting place of the ACT membership. It takes place in Punta Cana from 21-24 October 2014

Using faith to find peace in the CAR

Using faith to find peace in the CAR

Jun 23, 2014

23 June, 2014 - Leaders of faith denominations from across the spectrum are uniting in an effort to ease tensions in the Central African Republic

Civil society groups initiate dialogue to stop human rights abuses in the extractive industry

Civil society groups initiate dialogue to stop human rights abuses in the extractive industry

Jun 20, 2014

20 June, 2014 - The poor human rights record of mining companies is up for discussion next week as ACT and other civil society organisations bring the voices of people suffering exploitation to the UN office in Geneva