Sep 02, 2012
More than 19 million people in the Sahel region of west Africa are in the midst of a severe food crisis. ACT Alliance member Christian Aid has provided much needed help to some of the worst affected communities, but the situation continues to deteriorate.
Aug 29, 2012
ACT Alliance Uganda is stepping up efforts to enhance food cultivation, as more refugees from the Democratic Republic of the Congo are expected to arrive in the Rwamwanja camp in coming weeks, further increasing demand.
Aug 23, 2012
Of the more than 200,000 refugees that have fled violence in Sudan, some 170,000 have taken refuge across the border in South Sudan.
Aug 17, 2012
ACT Alliance has 33,000 employees working in solidarity with the world's poor and vulnerable in 140 countries. On August 19, we celebrate their vision and commitment to improving the lives of millions.
Aug 13, 2012
Chad has long experienced chronic instability from inter-clan tensions and spillover conflicts from neighboring countries. This gallery illustrates ACT's work with people uprooted by fighting in nine camps.
Aug 07, 2012
Dadaab, the world's largest refugee camp in north-eastern Kenya, is home to nearly half-a-million people, most of whom have fled war-torn and drought-ravaged neighboring Somalia.
Aug 07, 2012
ACT Alliance is preparing for a new influx of Congolese refugees at the Rwamwanja resettlement site in Uganda amid news of fresh fighting between the army and the Tutsi-backed rebel force, M23.
Aug 06, 2012
ACT Alliance India is mounting a humanitarian response to the most recent spate of inter-ethnic violence between the Bodo tribe and Bengali-speaking Muslims of the north-eastern Indian state of Assam.
Jul 11, 2012
Incessant rains have lashed many parts of the state of Assam causing an alarming rise in the water level of the Brahmaputra River. ACT members have carried out needs assessments and plan to assist affected populations.
Jun 20, 2012
ACT Alliance’s general secretary has visited Japan in a demonstration of support for the communities still recovering from the impact of last year’s tsunami, earthquake and nuclear disaster.
Jun 08, 2012
Women have fled their homes without their belongings and their livestock. With little money in their pockets and entire families uprooted, they have literally arrived empty-handed to the host cities in central KPK, Pakistan
Jun 07, 2012
In the field of emergency assistance, we’re always seeking to target the most vulnerable people, Erik Johnson says after visiting Burkina Faso
May 09, 2012
Norwegian Church Aid, a member of ACT Alliance, is providing the basics so the refugees from Abyei can rebuild their lives.
Apr 20, 2012
West African region of the Sahel is on the brink of famine. Governments have declared states of emergency and called for international assistance. And at the same time thousands of refugees cross the borders of Mali fleeing the clashes between Tuaregs and armed forces. ACT Alliance member Lutheran World Federation (LWF) is responsible for providing a safe haven for the thousands of people fleeing in to Mauritania every day.
Apr 18, 2012
Attendance to Emukatan primary School in Kenya improved last year when ACT member, the Anglican Church of Kenya, started trucking in essential food: maize, beans, cooking oil and porridge flour