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Chile: A glimmer of hope one year after the earthquake

Chile: A glimmer of hope one year after the earthquake

Mar 07, 2011

Last year in Chile there was one of the biggest earthquakes ever in modern times with a strength of 8.8 on the richter scale. ACT Alliance is helping survivors

Gaza's farmers still strangled by the blockade

Gaza's farmers still strangled by the blockade

Mar 07, 2011

Gaza’s farmers have the potential to export 2300 tonnes of strawberries, 55 million carnation flowers and 714 tons of cherry tomatoes every year, after meeting the demands of its local market

What does the future hold for Gaza's youth?

What does the future hold for Gaza's youth?

Mar 07, 2011

At least 780,000 children in Gaza are under 18. This is a generation that has grown up in one of the most turbulent, bloody and poverty-ridden periods in Gaza’s history

Liberia: 70,000 new refugees

Liberia: 70,000 new refugees

Mar 03, 2011

70,000 flee from Côte d'Ivoire conflict. ACT Alliance member Finn Church Aid is supporting the refugees in Liberia

Liberia: urgent need for refugee support

Liberia: urgent need for refugee support

Mar 02, 2011

The situation in Liberia is becoming critical. ACT members are appealing for assistance to ease the plight of refugees and host communities

Nicaragua: working for sustainable development

Nicaragua: working for sustainable development

Mar 01, 2011

ACT member LWF/DWS is working closely with communities for sustainable development

New Zealand: ACT member staff flee earthquake

New Zealand: ACT member staff flee earthquake

Feb 24, 2011

A deadly earthquake in New Zealand sent staff of ACT member Christian World Service scrambling to escape their office

Sri Lanka: untold agricultural damage

Sri Lanka: untold agricultural damage

Feb 16, 2011

Floods have returned to Sri Lanka with a vengeance, decimated crops and hitting labourers and small farmers hardest

Brazil: no toys in the nursery cupboard

Brazil: no toys in the nursery cupboard

Feb 15, 2011

Small children returning to nursery in Brazil will find it empty of toys.

Indonesia: Mentawai earthquake and tsunami

Indonesia: Mentawai earthquake and tsunami

Feb 14, 2011

ACT Alliance members continue the challenge of getting recovery goods to the earthquake and tsunami-hit Mentawai islands

Sudan: Decades of petitioning led to victory

Sudan: Decades of petitioning led to victory

Feb 10, 2011

With the Sudanese voting 99 percent in favour of secession, ACT members and church leaders can look back on decades of work with a sense of real achievement

Brazil: Rio de Janeiro farmers struggling to revive their land

Brazil: Rio de Janeiro farmers struggling to revive their land

Feb 10, 2011

With crops washed away and no land available to rent, farmers like Waldeli Andrade have a bleak future.

Liberia: Streams of refugees still crossing the border

Liberia: Streams of refugees still crossing the border

Feb 03, 2011

People continue to flee unrest in Cote d'Ivoire.

Brazil: Salvaging hope after deadly floods

Brazil: Salvaging hope after deadly floods

Feb 01, 2011

Brazil needs more support to continue the recovery effort following deadly floods and landslides.

Brazil: Novo Friburgo floods

Brazil: Novo Friburgo floods

Jan 28, 2011

A gallery of images from Gustavo Bonato, working for the ACT forum in Brazil, showing the devastation in Nova Friburgo