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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Physical and emotional support following Nicaraguan earthquake

Physical and emotional support following Nicaraguan earthquake

May 13, 2014

14 May, 2014 - ACT members are calming the frayed nerves of people recovering from strong earthquakes that rocked west Nicaragua last month

Survivors of Haiyan

Survivors of Haiyan

May 08, 2014

8 May, 2014. Six months ago, typhoon Haiyan made landfall in the Philippines. In the early morning hours of November 8th, four million people lost their houses and their means to make a living.

Commitment to securing humanitarian access in South Sudan a step forward, says ACT

Commitment to securing humanitarian access in South Sudan a step forward, says ACT

May 07, 2014

7 May, 2014 - Warring factions in South Sudan have agreed to lay down their weapons for a month from today, in the hope of allowing civilians to reach safety and aid to be delivered

Faith leaders take message to South Sudan leaders

Faith leaders take message to South Sudan leaders

May 01, 2014

1 May, 2014 - Faith leaders are to urge South Sudanese officials to do everything possible to halt the killings in South Sudan

Balancing needs of displaced people and host communities

Balancing needs of displaced people and host communities

Apr 22, 2014

22 April, 2014 - ACT members in South Sudan contend with the needs of people forced out of their homes by war and the communities they take refuge with

As war continues in South Sudan, ACT Alliance assists displaced families

As war continues in South Sudan, ACT Alliance assists displaced families

Apr 22, 2014

22 April, 2014 - The war in South Sudan takes a brutal turn, while hunger emerges as the main challenge for the hundreds of thousands of people who have taken shelter in the four corners of the country

Voices of South Sudanese fleeing conflict

Voices of South Sudanese fleeing conflict

Apr 16, 2014

16 April, 2014 - South Sudanese people express the pain of losing loved ones and the long journeys they undertake to reach safety.

South Sudan crisis being met with silence, ACT Ethiopia says

South Sudan crisis being met with silence, ACT Ethiopia says

Apr 16, 2014

15 April, 2014 - The veil of silence over the South Sudan must be broken and peace talks resumed immediately if the conflict is to be contained

CAR: 1.6 million people need urgent assistance

CAR: 1.6 million people need urgent assistance

Apr 10, 2014

10 April, 2014 - The deteriorating situation in the Central African Republic brings with it more civilians killed and infrastructure destroyed. Two ACT members are responding with life-saving measures

Flood protection urgently needed in Kakuma camp

Flood protection urgently needed in Kakuma camp

Apr 08, 2014

8 April, 2014 - The rainy season threatens to make life a misery for Kakuma camp extension residents, refugees from the conflict in South Sudan

Impacts of climate change will get worse, says ACT

Impacts of climate change will get worse, says ACT

Apr 01, 2014

28 March 2014 -As the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) presents its findings about the impacts of climate change this week, ACT Alliance expresses deep concern about the dramatic effect it will have on people’s lives while governments fail to agree an adequate way forward.

Hope in the ashes of Bor

Hope in the ashes of Bor

Mar 17, 2014

17 March, 2014 - Slowly, life is returning to the streets of Bor in Jonglei state, South Sudan. ACT members and partners are helping people rebuild their lives among the ruins

South Sudan: A race against time

South Sudan: A race against time

Mar 13, 2014

13 March, 2014 - ACT Alliance is scaling up its response to the escalating humanitarian crisis across South Sudan in a race against time before the onset of the rainy season

A long walk to safety: story of asylum seeker Nyagnet Req

A long walk to safety: story of asylum seeker Nyagnet Req

Mar 11, 2014

11 March, 2014 - When Nyagnet Req fled her South Sudanese town, she had no idea where her husband was. She knew only that she had to get her seven children to safety in Ethiopia

Rains and floods devastate large tracts of Bolivia

Rains and floods devastate large tracts of Bolivia

Mar 11, 2014

11 March, 2014 - Months of deluges destroy Bolivian crop, businesses and homes and leave some remote areas cut off

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