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: Many small steps to progress

Haiti: Many small steps to progress

Jan 13, 2011

ACT Alliance moderator Pastor Cornelia Füllkrug-Weitzel talks about her heartrending trip to Haiti.

Haiti: back to school

Haiti: back to school

Jan 12, 2011

Picture gallery about ACT member IOCC's work on education in Haiti

Sleeping with the ballot boxes in Sudan’s referendum

Sleeping with the ballot boxes in Sudan’s referendum

Jan 12, 2011

Nils Carstensen meets the people who are keeping vigil for democracy in Eastern Equatoria, Sudan

Liberian town welcomes Ivory Coast refugees

Liberian town welcomes Ivory Coast refugees

Jan 12, 2011

Mirva Moilanen explores how the town of Bahn in Liberia is adjusting to changes brought about by the political situation in Ivory Coast.

Haiti in numbers

Haiti in numbers

Jan 12, 2011

1 year, 3 emergencies. Earthquake, hurricane, cholera: statistics on the crises.

ACT in Haiti

ACT in Haiti

Jan 12, 2011

Sandra Cox and Maria Halava assess ACT’s work in Haiti over the past twelve months

Crucial moment in Sudanese churches’ work for peace

Crucial moment in Sudanese churches’ work for peace

Jan 12, 2011

More than twenty senior international faith leaders have joined the Sudanese churches as they witness the country’s historic referendum this week

Haiti: give us our land

Haiti: give us our land

Jan 12, 2011

It’s not the NGOs. Mountains of rubble and archaic land laws are slowing Haiti’s progress

Haiti: one year later

Haiti: one year later

Jan 12, 2011

Short slideshow from ACT member Christian Aid

Haiti: Camp life

Haiti: Camp life

Jan 12, 2011

Photographer Paul Jeffrey documents the intense struggles of daily life for earthquake survivors living in camps in Petionville, Haiti

Haiti: housing programme

Haiti: housing programme

Jan 11, 2011

ACT member Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe has built some 600 houses for people who lost houses in the Haiti earthquake

Haiti: health for all

Haiti: health for all

Jan 11, 2011

ACT member Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe has built four health centres in Bainet and is leading the reconstruction of the hospital there

Euphoria as southern Sudan takes to the polls

Euphoria as southern Sudan takes to the polls

Jan 11, 2011

Nils Carstensen, ACT's Special Correspondent in Sudan meets people who were first to the polls on the opening day of the southern Sudanese referendum

Southern Sudan: all parties must ensure referendum is free and fair, urges ACT Alliance

Southern Sudan: all parties must ensure referendum is free and fair, urges ACT Alliance

Jan 09, 2011

Liberia: where hospitality knows no bounds

Liberia: where hospitality knows no bounds

Jan 09, 2011

Poor villagers in Liberia offer shelter to families seeking refuge from Ivory Coast

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ACT in action as Syria crisis continues

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