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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Haiti: development must work for everyone

Haiti: development must work for everyone

Feb 08, 2012

Two years on, The UCC remains committed to working with ACT and local partners to build strong communities

Challenging the protection paradigm

Challenging the protection paradigm

Feb 07, 2012

Aid agencies must enable local capacities for self-protection, concludes a new ACT-conceived report

No time for complacency or blame in Haiti

No time for complacency or blame in Haiti

Jan 31, 2012

ACT member Church World Service presses the US Congress to step up efforts in the western hemisphere's poorest country.

South Sudan: aid reaching those in need

South Sudan: aid reaching those in need

Jan 30, 2012

The Lutheran World Federation at the helm, ACT members unite to deliver emergency aid in Jonglei

ACT aids victims of cyclone in south India

ACT aids victims of cyclone in south India

Jan 23, 2012

Under the ACT banner, two members are helping families affected by Cyclone Thane

Telling the full story in Haiti

Telling the full story in Haiti

Jan 17, 2012

While the pace of rebuilding has been slow, the lives of thousands have been genuinely improved

Koinonia highlights importance of DRR training

Koinonia highlights importance of DRR training

Jan 16, 2012

As part of an ACT appeal, members are coordinating to help mitigate and respond to natural disasters

Hot lunch in Haiti: reducing hunger, enhancing learning

Hot lunch in Haiti: reducing hunger, enhancing learning

Jan 13, 2012

ACT members join forces to feed and improve learning for 8,000 students every day

ACT responds to 'disaster' in South Sudan

ACT responds to 'disaster' in South Sudan

Jan 13, 2012

ACT Alliance is helping displaced civilians and urges a quick end to hostilities in South Sudan's biggest state

Haiti: hope for the future

Haiti: hope for the future

Jan 12, 2012

Two years after the quake, ACT members remain committed to recovery and development efforts

Spotlight on security at Dadaab

Spotlight on security at Dadaab

Jan 12, 2012

The BBC interviews an ACT member about safety concerns and strategy inside the refugee camp

Haiti: employing the partnership paradigm

Haiti: employing the partnership paradigm

Jan 05, 2012

Knowledge sharing between international and local organisations has enhanced quake recovery efforts

Pakistan: capitalising on recovery

Pakistan: capitalising on recovery

Jan 03, 2012

A cash for work program has provided flood survivors with income to aid rebuilding efforts

Survivors and volunteers forge ties in Japan: Part 1/3

Survivors and volunteers forge ties in Japan: Part 1/3

Dec 22, 2011

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

Survivors and volunteers forge ties in Japan: Part 2/3

Survivors and volunteers forge ties in Japan: Part 2/3

Dec 22, 2011

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

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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

Psychosocial support

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Capacity Development

Capacity Development

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Quality and Accountability

Quality and Accountability

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