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South Sudanese refugee influx deepens demand for aid

South Sudanese refugee influx deepens demand for aid

Jan 12, 2014

12 January 2014 - In just three days, the number of refugees entering Adjumani in north Uganda from South Sudan has doubled, bringing the figure to a total of 24,105 refugees. The influx puts huge pressure on Ugandan camps and calls for an upswing in humanitarian response.

South Sudanese refugees in Uganda

South Sudanese refugees in Uganda

Jan 10, 2014

10 January 2014 - Some 32,000 people have crossed the borders of South Sudan looking for refuge, there are arrivals daily in camps where ACT members are working in Uganda.

ACT Alliance appeals for security in CAR

ACT Alliance appeals for security in CAR

Jan 09, 2014

9 January 2014 - Intense fighting in the Central African Republic is proving a major hindrance to relief efforts aimed at reaching the 2.2 million people needing emergency assistance.

South Sudanese refugees flow into Kenya

South Sudanese refugees flow into Kenya

Jan 08, 2014

8 January 2014 - Recent estimates put the number of internally displaced people from the conflict in South Sudan at over 200,000. Refugees are arriving at Kakuma camp in Kenya as well as Uganda and Ethiopia.

LWF Providing Assistance in Central African Republic Crisis

LWF Providing Assistance in Central African Republic Crisis

Jan 08, 2014

8 January 2014 - The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) Department for World Service (DWS) is providing emergency assistance to thousands of people fleeing the violence in the Central African Republic (CAR) that heightened at the end of 2013.

Cambodia floods response continues

Cambodia floods response continues

Jan 03, 2014

Recent flooding in Cambodia has been overshadowed by emergencies in India, The Philippines, Central African Republic and South Sudan, but the suffering caused by the floods has been extensive.

ACT Alliance prepares for influx of South Sudanese refugees

ACT Alliance prepares for influx of South Sudanese refugees

Dec 30, 2013

30 December 2013 - ACT Alliance has today launched three preliminary appeals to assist refugees from South Sudan in Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda as civilians begin to flee for safety to neighbouring countries.

ACT Alliance urges peaceful resolution to the political conflict in South Sudan

ACT Alliance urges peaceful resolution to the political conflict in South Sudan

Dec 23, 2013

23 December 2013 - Global humanitarian and development organisation ACT Alliance has called for South Sudan’s political leaders to commit to peaceful dialogue so that no more civilians will become victims of the political fighting.

The Space for Civil Society

The Space for Civil Society

Dec 20, 2013

20 December 2013 - video on the protection and use of space for civil society.

ACT Alliance calls for urgent protection of civilians in South Sudan

ACT Alliance calls for urgent protection of civilians in South Sudan

Dec 20, 2013

20 December 2013 - With hundreds killed in the last week as violence escalates in South Sudan, global humanitarian and development organisation ACT Alliance has called on the country’s government and the United Nations to urgently step up protection efforts as civilians flee for their lives.

ACT Alliance calls for protection of citizens in collapsed Central African Republic

ACT Alliance calls for protection of citizens in collapsed Central African Republic

Dec 19, 2013

19 December 2013 - ACT Alliance calls for protection of citizens in collapsed Central African Republic

YEU providing psychosocial care after Haiyan

YEU providing psychosocial care after Haiyan

Dec 18, 2013

18 December 2013 - ACT member YEU has been providing psychosocial care to survivors of Typhoon Haiyan

Deadly disease on rise in drought-hit Angola

Deadly disease on rise in drought-hit Angola

Dec 17, 2013

17 December 2013 - Heavy rains in Angola have sparked fears a cholera epidemic in southern provinces of the country will worsen, resulting in significant loss of life.

Food distribution in Angola

Food distribution in Angola

Dec 16, 2013

16 december 2013 - Ongoing drought has left thousands in dire need of food assistance in Angola. ACT member LWF continues to distribute food to the most vulnerable people.

Psychosocial care in Kakuma

Psychosocial care in Kakuma

Dec 11, 2013

11 December 2013 - A twenty minute film about work in the Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya, made by the Church of Sweden, focusing on the work of LWF.