Emergencies

Emergencies

ACT Alliance actively works in communities across the globe. The alliance is there even before humanitarian emergencies strike and remains long after world attention has shifted elsewhere, coordinating fundraising for and delivery of life-saving food, shelter, water and sanitation.

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Balkans still recovering one year after catastrophic floods

Balkans still recovering one year after catastrophic floods

May 28, 2015

28 May 2015 - It's been a difficult year since record rainfall drenched the Balkans last spring, unleashing the worst flooding in more than 100 years and leaving a trail of destruction across Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina. More than 70 people lost their lives, while hundreds of thousands of survivors had to evacuate as family homes and farms, roads, and utilities were damaged or destroyed.

ACT's work in Nepal - one month after the devastating earthquake

ACT's work in Nepal - one month after the devastating earthquake

May 26, 2015

One month after the first earthquake in Nepal, the ACT Alliance Forum members are there working and the needs are still great.

ACT still on the ground helping survivors of the Nepal earthquakes

ACT still on the ground helping survivors of the Nepal earthquakes

May 19, 2015

ACT responds as Nepal hit by 2nd earthquake in two weeks

ACT responds as Nepal hit by 2nd earthquake in two weeks

May 12, 2015

12 May 2015 - ACT Alliance members are continuing relief efforts as a second major earthquake struck eastern Nepal today, two and half weeks after more than 8,000 died in a first devastating quake.

Latest Update from Nepal

Latest Update from Nepal

Apr 30, 2015

Latest updates on ACT's work after the earthquake in Nepal

Video Report from Nepal

Video Report from Nepal

Apr 29, 2015

A short video report from ACT on the ground in Nepal.

ACT Alliance provides emergency response in Nepal

ACT Alliance provides emergency response in Nepal

Apr 27, 2015

27 April 2015 - Over 3,600 people are known to have died in a massive earthquake which hit Nepal on Saturday. More than 6,500 people have been injured. The 7.9 magnitude earthquake was the country's worst natural disaster in more than 80 years.

Cyclone Pam Response

Cyclone Pam Response

Apr 23, 2015

Graphic report from ACT member Act for Peace, responding after Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu

IOCC supports Syrian Families Under Attack

IOCC supports Syrian Families Under Attack

Apr 16, 2015

16 April 2015 - ACT member IOCC Assists Refugee Families Under Attack Near Damascus

The garden grows in the desert refugee camp

The garden grows in the desert refugee camp

Apr 14, 2015

14 April 2015 - The war in Syria already tires the aid donors around the world, but even more it exhausts the individuals that are placed inside the refugee camps.

International Mine Awareness Day

International Mine Awareness Day

Apr 04, 2015

International Day of Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action

Chile: floods in desert

Chile: floods in desert

Apr 02, 2015

Heavy rain has fallen in areas where it hasn't rained for 20 years, floods have affected large areas of the north of Chile.

Brazil: floods in Acre

Brazil: floods in Acre

Mar 30, 2015

30 March 2014 - In February and March, heavy rain and floods have hit Acre in northern Brazil, 80,000 people have been severely affected in particular marginal communities and indigenous people.

Supporting Ukraine's Displaced Population

Supporting Ukraine's Displaced Population

Mar 27, 2015

ACT Alliance is providing emergency assistance to Internally Displaced People in seven regions of Ukraine.

ACT emergency relief response to communities affected by the Vanuatu cyclone

ACT emergency relief response to communities affected by the Vanuatu cyclone

Mar 23, 2015

ACT Alliance General Secretary John Nduna speaks from the Disaster Risk Reduction conference on the ACT response to the emergency in Vanuatu after cylone Pam

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ACT in action as Syria crisis continues

ACT in action as Syria crisis continues

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Human rights and protection

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