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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Survivors and volunteers forge ties in Japan: Part 3/3

Survivors and volunteers forge ties in Japan: Part 3/3

Dec 22, 2011

Thousands of volunteers have mobilised for post-tsunami relief and recovery efforts in Japan

Tropical storm wreaks havoc in the Philippines

Tropical storm wreaks havoc in the Philippines

Dec 19, 2011

ACT members are taking stock in the Philippines after a tropical storm affects nearly 150,000 people

El Salvador: two weeks after the storm

El Salvador: two weeks after the storm

Nov 07, 2011

El Salvador, two weeks after Storm 12E: "There is nobody who has not suffered"

Horn: rain for some, hunger for most

Horn: rain for some, hunger for most

Nov 04, 2011

Parched land is becoming arable for some people in the Horn of Africa but many others still wait with hope

ACT de-miners injured clearing mines in Libya

ACT de-miners injured clearing mines in Libya

Nov 03, 2011

Two British de-miners working for DanChurchAid have been injured as they cleared mines in Libya

El Salvador: death toll from torrential rains rises

El Salvador: death toll from torrential rains rises

Oct 17, 2011

Disaster “potentially on the scale of Hurricane Mitch”

Mentawai Islands: calmer seas in the wake of destruction

Mentawai Islands: calmer seas in the wake of destruction

Oct 14, 2011

Immediately after the crisis, ACT focused on meeting the villagers' acute needs

Pakistan: moving through the floodwaters in Sindh

Pakistan: moving through the floodwaters in Sindh

Oct 14, 2011

Nine million struggle to survive in the wake of massive floods

Pakistan: floods lead to overcrowding as support wanes

Pakistan: floods lead to overcrowding as support wanes

Oct 11, 2011

Massive overcrowding in Sindh province comes amid concerns that relief funding may not pick up

Pakistan: a mother worries what lies ahead

Pakistan: a mother worries what lies ahead

Oct 10, 2011

The situation remains critical for families following the Sindh floods

Kenya: digging for water in the midst of drought

Kenya: digging for water in the midst of drought

Sep 24, 2011

Kenyans are fighting back the worst drought in 60 years

Kenya: the drought is stifling dreams

Kenya: the drought is stifling dreams

Sep 24, 2011

In Kibanui, eastern Kenya, ACT member Anglican Church of Kenya is digging deep to protect the region from drought

Political stalemate over Palestine must end - ACT

Political stalemate over Palestine must end - ACT

Sep 23, 2011

ACT Alliance calls for an immediate end to the stalemate causing suffering and death in the Occupied Palestinian Territories

Mogadishu: 44% of children in hospital severely hungry

Mogadishu: 44% of children in hospital severely hungry

Sep 22, 2011

ACT has provided over US $720,000 in medical supplies to Mogadishu, including aerial transport of more than 15 tons of medicines and equipment

The safe haven in Dadaab

The safe haven in Dadaab

Sep 22, 2011

Safe from sexual violence at a refuge in Dadaab, women fleeing desperate situations can re-build

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ACT in action as Syria crisis continues

ACT in action as Syria crisis continues

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Human rights and protection

Human rights and protection

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 Food security

Food security

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Psychosocial support

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Capacity Development

Capacity Development

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Quality and Accountability

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