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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Nduna calls for urgent support for Gaza, as death toll climbs

Nduna calls for urgent support for Gaza, as death toll climbs

Jul 31, 2014

31 July, 2014 - ACT members urgently need to support the appeal for assistance to the people of Gaza as the death toll after sustained bombing reaches nearly 1300 Palestians

Fast action on Central African Republic’s ceasefire deal required

Fast action on Central African Republic’s ceasefire deal required

Jul 24, 2014

24 July 2014 - Following the ceasefire agreement between the two main factions in the Central African Republic (CAR) on Wednesday, ACT Alliance has heightened its humanitarian assistance in the restoration of a country that has been at the brink of self-destruction.

Tanzanian Flood Testimonies

Tanzanian Flood Testimonies

Jul 21, 2014

21 July 2014 - First-hand accounts of the floods in Tanzania and what they mean for farmers.

Gaza: ”The children know they can die

Gaza: ”The children know they can die

Jul 18, 2014

18 July 2014 - Many people of Gaza are trapped in their homes, says DCA employee in Gaza, who is hiding indoors with his frightened family

Volunteer hero in the wake of the typhoon

Volunteer hero in the wake of the typhoon

Jul 14, 2014

14 July, 2014 - Thousands of volunteers came forward immediately after super typhoon Haiyan caused chaos in November last year. Zenaida A. Calzada, 27, was one of them.

Attacks on innocent civilians in Israel oPt conflict must stop says ACT Alliance

Attacks on innocent civilians in Israel oPt conflict must stop says ACT Alliance

Jul 11, 2014

11 July 2014 - Innocent men, women and children are suffering and paying the ultimate price for the failure of the politicians as violence escalates between Israel and the occupied Palestinian territory

Even the sun is different in Tacloban

Even the sun is different in Tacloban

Jul 11, 2014

11 July, 2014 - Tacloban is dejected and disconsolate. As in a criminal place in a bad American film, where even the sun doesn’t shine as brightly as in other places in the Philippines.

Politics undermining the work of NGOs post-Haiyan

Politics undermining the work of NGOs post-Haiyan

Jul 10, 2014

10 July, 2014 - Political disputes are generating further upheaval in the lives of typhoon Haiyan survivors

School doors re-open amid conflict in the CAR

School doors re-open amid conflict in the CAR

Jul 08, 2014

8 July, 2014 - ACT member Finn Church Aid is rehabilitating schools in the Central African Republic in an effort to ensure children's education doesn't become a casualty of war

2.6 million Haiyan survivors still homeless

2.6 million Haiyan survivors still homeless

Jun 30, 2014

30 June, 2014 - Across the path of typhoon Haiyan, survivors are making do with rudimentary housing materials. More resilient structures are needed before the next season of violent weather.

FBOs demand higher profile in DRR activities

FBOs demand higher profile in DRR activities

Jun 26, 2014

26 June, 2014 - The unique talents and role of faith-based organisations needs greater attention in the global disaster risk reduction arena, ACT tells ministerial conference

Ebola leaves football fans in the dark

Ebola leaves football fans in the dark

Jun 26, 2014

26 June, 2014 - The beautiful game is off-limits to World Cup fans in a Sierra Leone village but there's a good reason for the prohibition

2nd ACT Assembly 2014

2nd ACT Assembly 2014

Jun 25, 2014

The ACT Assembly is under the motto "Join Hands – Full Life and Dignity for All" the strategic meeting place of the ACT membership. It takes place in Punta Cana from 21-24 October 2014

Using faith to find peace in the CAR

Using faith to find peace in the CAR

Jun 23, 2014

23 June, 2014 - Leaders of faith denominations from across the spectrum are uniting in an effort to ease tensions in the Central African Republic

Urgency needed as world refugee numbers top 50m

Urgency needed as world refugee numbers top 50m

Jun 20, 2014

20 June, 2014 - A concerted effort to stem the rise in refugee numbers - at their highest since WW2 - is desperately needed, says ACT Alliance

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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

Human rights and protection

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Capacity Development

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