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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A win-win: Liberian village benefits as refugees assisted

A win-win: Liberian village benefits as refugees assisted

Mar 24, 2011

ACT makes practical improvements that benefit Liberians as well as the Ivorian refugees they have welcomed into their village.

Japan: ecumenical assistance

Japan: ecumenical assistance

Mar 24, 2011

ACT members and other ecumenical actors are already supporting actions to support people affected by the multiple disasters in Japan

Libya-Tunisia border at Sousha camp

Libya-Tunisia border at Sousha camp

Mar 23, 2011

Images from the Libya-Tunisia border at Sousha camp

Libya: 600,000 may need help

Libya: 600,000 may need help

Mar 22, 2011

As bombing of Libya is underway ACT Alliance is preparing to meet greater requirements for humanitarian assistance.

Haiti: hope for the schools

Haiti: hope for the schools

Mar 21, 2011

4000 schools were destroyed in the earthquake in Haiti. ACT member Finn Church Aid is helping to rebuild them

Tense on the Libyan border

Tense on the Libyan border

Mar 16, 2011

An ACT Alliance vehicle was on Thursday attacked by angry demonstrators close to the Tunisian-Libyan border. Agencies report increased tensions among the local population and in the refugee camps.

ACT pledges support to Japan

ACT pledges support to Japan

Mar 16, 2011

General secretary John Nduna offers Japanese partners the support of ACT Alliance experts in emergency relief and logistics

Japan: supporting efforts on the ground

Japan: supporting efforts on the ground

Mar 16, 2011

ACT member Church World Service to work with evacuees after the quake, tsunami and nuclear evacuations

Libya: ACT team prepares for the worst

Libya: ACT team prepares for the worst

Mar 10, 2011

As fighting intensifies between the rebels and forces loyal to Colonel Gaddafi, ACT Alliance sends in a team of experts to plan how we can best contribute to the humanitarian effort

Libya-Tunisia border crisis

Libya-Tunisia border crisis

Mar 08, 2011

Images from the ACT assessment mission to the Libya-Tunisia border where tens of thousands are fleeing the conflict in Libya

ACT donates more food to displaced victims in Preah Vihear

ACT donates more food to displaced victims in Preah Vihear

Mar 08, 2011

ACT helps displaced people suffering from four days of fighting in early February between Cambodian and Thai troops around Preah Vihear temple

Chile: A glimmer of hope one year after the earthquake

Chile: A glimmer of hope one year after the earthquake

Mar 07, 2011

Last year in Chile there was one of the biggest earthquakes ever in modern times with a strength of 8.8 on the richter scale. ACT Alliance is helping survivors

Liberia: 70,000 new refugees

Liberia: 70,000 new refugees

Mar 03, 2011

70,000 flee from Côte d'Ivoire conflict. ACT Alliance member Finn Church Aid is supporting the refugees in Liberia

Liberia: urgent need for refugee support

Liberia: urgent need for refugee support

Mar 02, 2011

The situation in Liberia is becoming critical. ACT members are appealing for assistance to ease the plight of refugees and host communities

New Zealand: ACT member staff flee earthquake

New Zealand: ACT member staff flee earthquake

Feb 24, 2011

A deadly earthquake in New Zealand sent staff of ACT member Christian World Service scrambling to escape their office

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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

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Quality and Accountability

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