May 24, 2013
As this year’s Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction conference comes to an end, ACT Alliance and its members resolve to work even harder to build the resilience of communities towards disasters and the impacts of climate change.
May 22, 2013
The ACT Alliance Climate Change Award for 2013 was given May 21st to RDRS Bangladesh for best practice in its project, alleviating poverty through disaster risk reduction, which has been implemented in North West part of Bangladesh.
May 02, 2013
Colombia's recent progress in promoting human rights is promising, but the country still has a long way to go in meeting its obligations in this area.
Apr 20, 2013
Humanitarian organisations assess damage from the powerful April 20 earthquake and prepare to bring relief supplies to the region.
Apr 19, 2013
19 April 2013 - The democratic uprisings across the Middle East have produced huge economic ripples in the region, forcing many Egyptians working abroad to return to their home communities, which are in desperate need of revitalisation.
Apr 04, 2013
Read stories reported from the field that describe the impacts of ongoing support to flood-affected Pakistani communities since 2010.
Mar 22, 2013
Unequal access to clean water still remains one of the world’s biggest abuses of human rights and challenges to development – creating millions of avoidable illnesses and deaths every year.
Mar 14, 2013
In the wake of heavy floods, ACT Mozambique has moved quickly to help meet not only the short-term needs of affected communities, but also to reduce their vulnerabilities to future natural disasters.
Mar 13, 2013
Ten years ago, ACT Alliance and Caritas teamed up in Darfur to provide life-saving essentials, health care and education to hundreds of thousands of civilians fleeing violence. Read what else has been accomplished in the last decade.
Mar 06, 2013
UN member states must fulfil their obligations to tackle the causes and consequences of widespread violence against women and girls – which have devastating effects not only on victims, but also on progress toward sustainable international peace and development.
Feb 28, 2013
Stricken with a deforming disease, forced to flee bullets and their homes, ostracised even in a camp for displaced people, leprosy patients receive the support they need.
Feb 27, 2013
27 February 2013 - Fleeing Syria to escape violence, thousands of Syrian Armenians have sought refuge in their ancestral home. A new voucher system enables them to buy essential items.
Feb 26, 2013
Newly uprooted Darfuris continue to arrive in camps after shooting and violence drove them from their homes in recent weeks.
Feb 20, 2013
See the human impact of nutrition, water, medical and other programmes in the faces of Darfur civilians living in camps for the internally displaced.
Feb 19, 2013
As the bitter battle for Damascus intensifies and its impact increasingly spills across national borders, ACT Alliance expects that even more than 1.1 million Syrian refugees will seek safety in neighbouring countries before June 1 this year – thereby surpassing the latest UN estimates.