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The majority are children

The majority are children

Feb 12, 2014

12 February 2014 - ACT's National Council of Churches of Kenya is working tirelessly to expand the Kakuma refugee camp ready for new arrivals from South Sudan, most of which are under 18 years

A Long Walk to Safety: story of an asylum seeker from South Sudan

A Long Walk to Safety: story of an asylum seeker from South Sudan

Feb 11, 2014

11 February 2014 - Nyagnet Req, the mother of 7 children living in the town of Malakal, South Sudan, recalls how on 13 January 2014 she fled the country in what she can only describe as “the worst day of her life”

Responding to military diplacements in Catacumbo, Colombia

Responding to military diplacements in Catacumbo, Colombia

Feb 06, 2014

6 February 2014 - The story of Catacumbo is a story of repression and forced displacement, one where ACT has supported its member organisation Iglesia Presbiteriana de Colombia, IPC, to provide humanitarian assistance to victims.

ACT responds to Typhoon Haiyan in The Philippines

ACT responds to Typhoon Haiyan in The Philippines

Jan 31, 2014

31 January 2014 - A short video by talented videographer Ville Asikainen from ACT member FinnChurchAid

The Road to Resilience

The Road to Resilience

Jan 30, 2014

30 January 2014 - Christian Aid’s resilient livelihoods learning space encourages readers to explore how vulnerable and marginalised people around the world can build thriving livelihoods that are resilient to the many risks they are exposed to.

Big River Rising

Big River Rising

Jan 30, 2014

30 January 2014 - Located on the Pacific Ring of Fire, the Philippines is a country living on the edge of disaster.

Rooting for Resilience

Rooting for Resilience

Jan 29, 2014

29 January 2014 - This is the story of how ACT member Christian Aid is helping communities in Makueni County, Kenya to become resilient to drought.

Stronger in the Face of Disaster

Stronger in the Face of Disaster

Jan 29, 2014

29 January 2014 - This video shows how ACT member Christian Aid and its partners put risk at the heart of development planning, and work with communities to empower them to tackle poverty and strengthen their resilience for more sustainable results.

Getting water to refugees at Adjumani

Getting water to refugees at Adjumani

Jan 28, 2014

28 January 2014 - Lisa Henry, Humanitarian Director for ACT member DanChurchAid, reports on getting water to South Sudanese refugees at Adjumani camp in Uganda

In cramped conditions, classes resume in the Philippines

In cramped conditions, classes resume in the Philippines

Jan 24, 2014

24 January 2014 - Typhoon Haiyan was indiscriminate in its damage. Along with houses, businesses and infrastructure, schools across the central Philippines were battered by huge waves and fierce winds, leaving them damaged and clogged with mud and debris. But although badly damaged, school doors are now open and classes beginning again.

South Sudan ceasefire agreement marks start of rebuilding, ACT Alliance says

South Sudan ceasefire agreement marks start of rebuilding, ACT Alliance says

Jan 24, 2014

24 January 2014 - ACT Alliance has applauded the ceasefire agreement for South Sudan signed last night, saying it is the first step toward reconciliation for the troubled country.

ACT response to Andhra Pradesh floods

ACT response to Andhra Pradesh floods

Jan 24, 2014

24 January 2014 - Images of some of the relief distribution by ACT member UELCI following floods in Andhra Pradesh, India in July last year.

European Commission climate and energy proposal fails developing countries

European Commission climate and energy proposal fails developing countries

Jan 22, 2014

22 January 2014 - ACT Alliance and APRODEV joint statement. The European Commission’s 2030 objectives for climate change and energy policies unveiled today are woefully inadequate if the world is to avoid runaway climate change, two faith-based development and emergency organisations warn.

Seize opportunity for Syrian peace – ACT Alliance

Seize opportunity for Syrian peace – ACT Alliance

Jan 20, 2014

20 January 2014 - Parties to the long-awaited Geneva II peace talks scheduled to start on January 22 must do everything possible to agree a ceasefire in Syria, despite the fact it will mean painful concessions on both sides, says ACT Alliance.

South Sudanese refugee: “They stole my wheelchair – I crawled for 20 hours”

South Sudanese refugee: “They stole my wheelchair – I crawled for 20 hours”

Jan 17, 2014

17 January 2014 - Disabled people have a particularly hard time fleeing violence in their native South Sudan for the safety of a camp in a neighbouring country. When Paul Maguet’s wheelchair was stolen, he was forced to crawl for miles.