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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Anguish as Ethiopians run out of options

Anguish as Ethiopians run out of options

Jul 13, 2011

Extreme drought in south Ethiopia is taking a greater toll than ever before

Africa drought: pressure on Dadaab extends for miles

Africa drought: pressure on Dadaab extends for miles

Jul 13, 2011

Enormous stress on Dadaab refugee camp is going way beyond the camp perimetre

South Sudan: warm welcome to unsteady nation

South Sudan: warm welcome to unsteady nation

Jul 12, 2011

A new state is born.

Horn of Africa drought: 10 million could starve

Horn of Africa drought: 10 million could starve

Jul 08, 2011

Newcomers to Kenya’s Dadaab refugee camp indicate danger of famine

This is the last of my food

This is the last of my food

Jul 08, 2011

Laurie MacGregor reports from the Horn of Africa, where 10 million are at risk of starvation

Museums of mass destruction threaten civilian population in Libyan cities

Museums of mass destruction threaten civilian population in Libyan cities

Jun 27, 2011

Museums of mass destruction threaten civilian population in Libyan cities

Libya: If you bomb a place, clean it up

Libya: If you bomb a place, clean it up

Jun 17, 2011

Protecting civilians from the remnants of war

While war rages around Libyan city, ACT launches demining programme

While war rages around Libyan city, ACT launches demining programme

Jun 14, 2011

Navigating through a picket of NATO warships posted off the Libyan coast, an ACT Alliance demining team sailed into the besieged city of Misrata

Libya: migrants flee, injured evacuated

Libya: migrants flee, injured evacuated

Jun 14, 2011

Forces loyal to Gadhafi have Misrata surrounded on three sides, and the only access to the city is by sea

Security and safety awareness

Security and safety awareness

ACT Alliance works to ensure the security and safety of humanitarians across the globe

Colombia: heavy rain adds another layer of misery

Colombia: heavy rain adds another layer of misery

May 27, 2011

Colombians caught up in decades of conflict are now enduring months of endless rain and landslides

Darfur: water interventions protect women

Darfur: water interventions protect women

May 26, 2011

In South and West Darfur, women and girls walk shorter distances to collect water

Annual Report 2010

Annual Report 2010

May 26, 2011

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Colombia: amid conflict, the worst floods in history

Colombia: amid conflict, the worst floods in history

May 26, 2011

ACT members respond in communities doubly-affected by decades of conflict and devastating flood waters

Sudan: ACT calls for peace in troubled Abyei

Sudan: ACT calls for peace in troubled Abyei

May 26, 2011

Most of the civilian population has fled, carrying few belongings

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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

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