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Finding hope amid HIV

Finding hope amid HIV

May 22, 2012

An NGO in Mauritania is continuing its fight to improve the health and wellbeing of people living with HIV, in partnership with an ACT Alliance member.

Address climate gaps in Bonn, ACT says

Address climate gaps in Bonn, ACT says

May 21, 2012

With the latest round of climate change negotiations now underway, ACT Alliance is urging governments to address the failures of last year's COP 17 climate talks in Durban, South Africa.

Will the private sector pay the climate bill?

Will the private sector pay the climate bill?

May 21, 2012

In a time where Western governments struggle to keep their national budgets above the red lines, increased allocations for climate finance are not popular.

Rehabilitation work continues in the Philippines

Rehabilitation work continues in the Philippines

May 10, 2012

The National Council of Churches in the Philippines (NCCP) is running a rehabilitation programme to support local communities devastated by last year’s typhoons.

Latin American inequality under focus

Latin American inequality under focus

May 09, 2012

The significant gap between Latin America’s rich and poor communities is fuelling crime, violence and political instability, warns a new report on inequality in the region, launched by ACT Alliance member Christian Aid.

Irrigation systems inaugurated in Cambodia

Irrigation systems inaugurated in Cambodia

May 09, 2012

Life With Dignity (LWD) has opened two irrigation systems worth $150,000 in Cambodia’s Kampong Chhnang province to help farmers irrigate their rice fields.

Towards ecumenical companionship in Colombia

Towards ecumenical companionship in Colombia

May 09, 2012

In recent decades Colombia has witnessed nearly five million people being driven away from their lands.

Supporting Colombia's vulnerable communities

Supporting Colombia's vulnerable communities

May 09, 2012

An ecumenical programme in Colombia is preparing the next phase of its work to support vulnerable communities facing armed conflict and displacement.

Flood-affected people training to reduce disaster risk

Flood-affected people training to reduce disaster risk

May 09, 2012

A disaster risk reduction initiative taught people how to save their own lives and help others through various life-saving techniques during disasters.

Contaminated water hampers the life of the returnees in South Sudan

Contaminated water hampers the life of the returnees in South Sudan

May 09, 2012

Norwegian Church Aid, a member of ACT Alliance, is providing the basics so the refugees from Abyei can rebuild their lives.

Midwives Improve Lives for Mothers and Children

Midwives Improve Lives for Mothers and Children

Apr 20, 2012

ACT member PWRDF supports maternal and child health and preventive health programs in Bangladesh as part of PWRDF’s CIDA-funded health sector program

A deepening food crisis

A deepening food crisis

Apr 20, 2012

West African region of the Sahel is on the brink of famine. Governments have declared states of emergency and called for international assistance. And at the same time thousands of refugees cross the borders of Mali fleeing the clashes between Tuaregs and armed forces. ACT Alliance member Lutheran World Federation (LWF) is responsible for providing a safe haven for the thousands of people fleeing in to Mauritania every day.

Feeding children’s imaginations, keeping them in class

Feeding children’s imaginations, keeping them in class

Apr 18, 2012

Attendance to Emukatan primary School in Kenya improved last year when ACT member, the Anglican Church of Kenya, started trucking in essential food: maize, beans, cooking oil and porridge flour

South Sudan: humanitarian crisis mounts as peace flounders

South Sudan: humanitarian crisis mounts as peace flounders

Mar 14, 2012

The humanitarian consequences of political turmoil is expected to mount in the coming months

Ugandan evacuees return home after decades of conflict

Ugandan evacuees return home after decades of conflict

Mar 13, 2012

More than 20 years after Ugandan residents of the Pader area fled LRA violence, ACT is helping them return home