Jan 24, 2014
24 January 2014 - Images of some of the relief distribution by ACT member UELCI following floods in Andhra Pradesh, India in July last year.
Jan 17, 2014
17 January 2014 - Disabled people have a particularly hard time fleeing violence in their native South Sudan for the safety of a camp in a neighbouring country. When Paul Maguet’s wheelchair was stolen, he was forced to crawl for miles.
Jan 15, 2014
15 January 2014 - a short video report from DCA/LWF on the situation in Adjumani refugee camp with a huge influx of South Sudanese refugees.
Jan 12, 2014
12 January 2014 - In just three days, the number of refugees entering Adjumani in north Uganda from South Sudan has doubled, bringing the figure to a total of 24,105 refugees. The influx puts huge pressure on Ugandan camps and calls for an upswing in humanitarian response.
Jan 10, 2014
10 January 2014 - Some 32,000 people have crossed the borders of South Sudan looking for refuge, there are arrivals daily in camps where ACT members are working in Uganda.
Jan 09, 2014
9 January 2014 - Intense fighting in the Central African Republic is proving a major hindrance to relief efforts aimed at reaching the 2.2 million people needing emergency assistance.
Jan 08, 2014
8 January 2014 - Recent estimates put the number of internally displaced people from the conflict in South Sudan at over 200,000. Refugees are arriving at Kakuma camp in Kenya as well as Uganda and Ethiopia.
Jan 08, 2014
8 January 2014 - The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) Department for World Service (DWS) is providing emergency assistance to thousands of people fleeing the violence in the Central African Republic (CAR) that heightened at the end of 2013.
Jan 03, 2014
Recent flooding in Cambodia has been overshadowed by emergencies in India, The Philippines, Central African Republic and South Sudan, but the suffering caused by the floods has been extensive.
Dec 30, 2013
30 December 2013 - ACT Alliance has today launched three preliminary appeals to assist refugees from South Sudan in Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda as civilians begin to flee for safety to neighbouring countries.
Dec 23, 2013
23 December 2013 - Global humanitarian and development organisation ACT Alliance has called for South Sudan’s political leaders to commit to peaceful dialogue so that no more civilians will become victims of the political fighting.
Dec 20, 2013
20 December 2013 - With hundreds killed in the last week as violence escalates in South Sudan, global humanitarian and development organisation ACT Alliance has called on the country’s government and the United Nations to urgently step up protection efforts as civilians flee for their lives.
Dec 19, 2013
19 December 2013 - ACT Alliance calls for protection of citizens in collapsed Central African Republic
Dec 18, 2013
18 December 2013 - ACT member YEU has been providing psychosocial care to survivors of Typhoon Haiyan
Dec 17, 2013
17 December 2013 - Heavy rains in Angola have sparked fears a cholera epidemic in southern provinces of the country will worsen, resulting in significant loss of life.