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.
Dec 16, 2013
16 december 2013 - Ongoing drought has left thousands in dire need of food assistance in Angola. ACT member LWF continues to distribute food to the most vulnerable people.
Dec 11, 2013
11 December 2013 - A twenty minute film about work in the Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya, made by the Church of Sweden, focusing on the work of LWF.
Dec 09, 2013
9 December 2013 - At first glance, Amira looks like a docile little infant cradled in the protective arms of her teenage sister. But Amira is not an infant.
Dec 08, 2013
8 December 2013 - No-one could predict the storm would be that powerful. A month ago, the village leaders in the area of Medellin in northern Cebu island in central Philippines had been summoned to a meeting at the town hall – people had to be warned.
Nov 22, 2013
22 November 2013 - By the light of a dozen torches and two motorcycle lamps, the residents of Hernani, a district of east Samar wrecked by typhoon Haiyan, collect parcels of food that will sustain them for a week.
Nov 20, 2013
20 November 2013 - Maria Sol is a resident of Basey, Samar. She was one of the many survivors of typhoon “Yolanda’s” (international name: Haiyan) onslaught. She thought her family was prepared for the coming of the super typhoon as they survived many storms before, but they were unprepared for what came to pass. They found themselves hanging for their life onto a coconut tree.
Nov 15, 2013
15 November 2013 - Food supplies from aid agencies, foreign governments and Filipino authorities are reaching hard-hit regions of the country, yet the situation for many people remains dire and deaths continue.