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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Somali teens offered chance to complete education

Somali teens offered chance to complete education

Feb 27, 2012

The first high school in Somali refugee camp in Bokolomanyo, Ethiopia is under construction

Hope resists despair in Sahel

Hope resists despair in Sahel

Feb 24, 2012

Successful development initiatives have borne fruit in the midst of failed rains and crops.

Food shortages and political turmoil toxic mix in Burkina

Food shortages and political turmoil toxic mix in Burkina

Feb 23, 2012

This video shot in Burkina Faso documents the impact of the "worst drought since 1973." In the drought stricken Sahel region of West Africa, 19 million people face the spectre of famine.

Food crisis deepens in West Africa

Food crisis deepens in West Africa

Feb 22, 2012

Pictures from Burkina Faso near the border with Mali. Millions in the region are on the brink of famine.

ACT eyewitness account in Sahel

ACT eyewitness account in Sahel

Feb 20, 2012

An audio interview with Paul Valentin from Burkina Faso on the region's deepening food crisis.

How to prevent another food crisis in Sahel

How to prevent another food crisis in Sahel

Feb 14, 2012

A video presentation of the Sahel Working Group report about the value of prevention

ACT assists victims of trauma in Jonglei

ACT assists victims of trauma in Jonglei

Feb 09, 2012

The response in South Sudan addresses the physical, psychological and social needs of affected populations

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

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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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Psychosocial support

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Capacity Development

Capacity Development

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Quality and Accountability

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