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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Moawo: Seedlings

Moawo: Seedlings

Dec 23, 2014

23 December 2014 - Tsunami+10 - Mangroves protect coast and revitalize fishing industry

Gamo: Walking

Gamo: Walking

Dec 22, 2014

22nd December 2014 - Tsunami+10 -Assuring that people with disabilities aren’t forgotten in emergencies

Kubang Gajah: Credit

Kubang Gajah: Credit

Dec 21, 2014

21 December 2014 - Tsunami+10 - Small loans help survivors make big strides toward recovery

Lhok Me: Income

Lhok Me: Income

Dec 20, 2014

20th December 2014 - Tsunami+10 - Tourist beach becomes business opportunity and source of conflict

Lam Pulo: Orphans

Lam Pulo: Orphans

Dec 19, 2014

19 December 2014 - Tsunami+10 - Assuring orphaned children a place to live

Tugala: Hope

Tugala: Hope

Dec 18, 2014

18 December 2014 - Tsunami+10 - Comprehensive response to disaster means better life in village today

Kuala Bubon: Struggle

Kuala Bubon: Struggle

Dec 17, 2014

17 December 2014 - Tsunami+10 - A fishing community stands up for its right to go on living by the sea

Philippines after Ruby: "Please Help Us!"

Philippines after Ruby: "Please Help Us!"

Dec 17, 2014

17 December 2014 - Coming into the municipality of Dolores you read the words: “PLEASE HELP US”...

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.

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.

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.

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