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ACT's work in climate justice

ACT's work in climate justice

Dec 10, 2014

A short video in which ACT General Secretary John Nduna talks to the UN TV crew at the COP20 climate talks in Lima about ACT's work in climate justice

Ministers must turn hope into action, says ACT Alliance

Ministers must turn hope into action, says ACT Alliance

Dec 10, 2014

10 December 2014 - Ministers at the UN climate summit in Lima must work together to turn the first glimmers of hope in the negotiations into action, international humanitarian and development network ACT Alliance has said.

Again – climate negotiations ongoing, typhoon in the Philippines

Again – climate negotiations ongoing, typhoon in the Philippines

Dec 05, 2014

05 December 2014 - For the second year in a row during UN climate negotiations (COP20), a powerful typhoon will slam the Philippines. It seems likely that the new typhoon will strike to areas still recovering from last year’s typhoon.

International Day for Persons with Disabilities

International Day for Persons with Disabilities

Dec 03, 2014

We are sharing this excellent video on the inclusion of people with disabilities, from our member Diakonie in Austria

UN climate talks in Lima (COP20) get underway

UN climate talks in Lima (COP20) get underway

Dec 01, 2014

ACT Alliance is following the UN climate negotiations (COP20) in Lima, Peru. Follow the event with our daily briefings of the discussions

 The world hopes for good news on the climate from Lima says ACT Alliance

The world hopes for good news on the climate from Lima says ACT Alliance

Nov 28, 2014

28 November 2014 - Negotiations at the UN climate talks (COP20) in Lima, Peru in December must yield good news as the full impact of climate change becomes more evident in different parts of the world with science stating clearly that human action is the cause, said international humanitarian and development organisation ACT Alliance.

Post-typhoon housing in Ugiao, Jaro

Post-typhoon housing in Ugiao, Jaro

Nov 26, 2014

26 November 2014 - To help vulnerable families after typhoon Haiyan, ACT member Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe built 58 permanent shelters in Jaro, Leyte, one of the worst affected areas.

'A small paradise in the desert'

'A small paradise in the desert'

Nov 20, 2014

21 November 2014 - Faith Kagwiria talks about the ongoing situation in the Dadaab refugee camps, home to hundreds of thousands of mainly Somali refugees.

The Story of the Subversive Cross

The Story of the Subversive Cross

Nov 20, 2014

20 November 2014 - The Synod of the Lutheran Church in El Salvador, active ACT member in Central America, has shared this meaningful story about their history, with an anniversary this month.

Start-up kits distributed to Ebola survivors in Sierra Leone

Start-up kits distributed to Ebola survivors in Sierra Leone

Nov 19, 2014

19 November 2014 - ACT member Christian Aid is distributing essential household items to Ebola survivors in Sierra Leone this week as part of an initiative launched by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to meet Ebola survivors’ immediate needs and help them rebuild their lives.

2 billion affected by disasters since 2005

2 billion affected by disasters since 2005

Nov 18, 2014

18 November 2014 - With over 150 UN Member States gathered in Geneva to negotiate the final text of a new agreement on disaster and climate risk management, ACT Alliance reasserts its commitment to reducing risks and creating resilience

“I just want a house that is safe”

“I just want a house that is safe”

Nov 12, 2014

12 November 2014 - One year after Haiyan, ACT accompanies thousands in commemorating Typhoon Haiyan.

ACT Response to Floods in Colombia

ACT Response to Floods in Colombia

Nov 10, 2014

A video on the ACT response to floods in the Chocó region of Colombia.

ACT members mark Haiyan commemoration with climate negotiator Yeb Sano

ACT members mark Haiyan commemoration with climate negotiator Yeb Sano

Nov 10, 2014

10 November 2014 - As the world marked a year since Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines, members of ACT Alliance joined Filipino UN Climate Negotiator Yeb Sano on the final leg of his 1000km Climate Walk.

"We lost our animals, now we will lose humans."

"We lost our animals, now we will lose humans."

Nov 07, 2014

7 November 2014 - Severe drought is affecting parts of Somalia, ACT is helping.