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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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

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”

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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

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