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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.

Civil society voice critical for sustainable peace process in Colombia

Civil society voice critical for sustainable peace process in Colombia

Dec 09, 2013

9 December 2013 - Peace talks must now include civil society to ensure a sustainable peace process ACT Alliance has said.

Syria's Refugee Children Face Rising Risk of Malnutrition

Syria's Refugee Children Face Rising Risk of Malnutrition

Dec 09, 2013

9 December 2013 - At first glance, Amira looks like a docile little infant cradled in the protective arms of her teenage sister. But Amira is not an infant.

A month after Haiyan: Cebu survived

A month after Haiyan: Cebu survived

Dec 08, 2013

8 December 2013 - No-one could predict the storm would be that powerful. A month ago, the village leaders in the area of Medellin in northern Cebu island in central Philippines had been summoned to a meeting at the town hall – people had to be warned.

Mandela inspiration lives on

Mandela inspiration lives on

Dec 06, 2013

6 December 2013 -Nelson Mandela’s legacy of optimism and hope in the face of injustice will inspire generations of anti-poverty activists, ACT Alliance General Secretary John Nduna says.

Climate Talks Lost and Damaged in Warsaw

Climate Talks Lost and Damaged in Warsaw

Nov 23, 2013

23 November 2013 - Climate talks have failed today to develop the key building blocks towards the 2015 comprehensive international agreement on climate change, with some developed and some developing countries consistently stalling the process ACT Alliance has said.

ACT relief reaching Haiyan survivors – but more is needed

ACT relief reaching Haiyan survivors – but more is needed

Nov 22, 2013

22 November 2013 - By the light of a dozen torches and two motorcycle lamps, the residents of Hernani, a district of east Samar wrecked by typhoon Haiyan, collect parcels of food that will sustain them for a week.

Stop-start ‘loss and damage’ negotiation throws doubt on government commitments to COP19

Stop-start ‘loss and damage’ negotiation throws doubt on government commitments to COP19

Nov 20, 2013

20 November 2013 - The stalemate yesterday on the loss and damage negotiations prompted by developed countries, particularly Australia, is retrogressive reducing trust and confidence in the advancement of the whole climate negotiation process, ACT Alliance has said.

Don’t pass the climate bill on to the poor ACT Alliance urges ministers

Don’t pass the climate bill on to the poor ACT Alliance urges ministers

Nov 20, 2013

20 November 2013 - Global humanitarian network ACT Alliance is urging ministers convening in Warsaw today for climate finance talks to live up to their financial commitments and provide the urgently needed money to make a real difference for millions or people affected by climate change.