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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FAQ: Southern Sudan referendum

FAQ: Southern Sudan referendum

Jan 09, 2011

Haiti: ACT combats cholera

Haiti: ACT combats cholera

Jan 07, 2011

More than 3400 people have died from cholera since October 2010. ACT is working to reduce infection and prevent more deaths

Haiti: building hope through homes

Haiti: building hope through homes

Jan 07, 2011

Video on the house building programme of ACT member CRWRC in Haiti after the earthquake

Haiti: ACT can dance!

Haiti: ACT can dance!

Jan 06, 2011

Photo gallery: a psychosocial project in Port au Prince supported by ACT members is helping children to recover from the events of the last year

Sudan referendum

Sudan referendum

Jan 04, 2011

Photographer Paul Jeffrey introduces some of the people who will decide the result

Backgrounder: Sudan referendum

Backgrounder: Sudan referendum

Jan 04, 2011

In January 2011, Sudan will vote on whether the southern part of the country should secede from the north. We look at why this is happening and what the future may hold.

Ivory Coast: swift action now will prevent humanitarian disaster, says ACT Alliance

Ivory Coast: swift action now will prevent humanitarian disaster, says ACT Alliance

Jan 03, 2011

Global humanitarian network assesses needs of Ivorian refugees

Ivory Coast: Liberia photo gallery

Ivory Coast: Liberia photo gallery

Jan 02, 2011

Gallery of photos from Liberia, to which over 14,000 people have fled to safety

Haiti: Building on ACT expertise

Haiti: Building on ACT expertise

Dec 21, 2010

"Life continues. You have to get up and still keep living."

Pakistan: take the politics out of humanitarian aid

Pakistan: take the politics out of humanitarian aid

Dec 21, 2010

ACT accuses western governments of harmful self-interest in Pakistan strategy.

Darfur Appeal

Darfur Appeal

Dec 15, 2010

Gallery of photos from Darfur

Haiti: Society’s “forgotten ones” get respite from hardship

Haiti: Society’s “forgotten ones” get respite from hardship

Dec 08, 2010

Overlooked. Voiceless. ACT is helping meet the needs of some of Haiti's people with disabilities.

Colombia vs Sudan and Congo

Colombia vs Sudan and Congo

Dec 04, 2010

ACT Alliance General Secretary meets Colombian Vice-President and considers comparisons of Colombia with Sudan and Congo

Ivory Coast: Humanitarian crisis looms as people flee to neighbouring countries

Ivory Coast: Humanitarian crisis looms as people flee to neighbouring countries

Dec 02, 2010

Political impasse in Ivory Coast

Madame Guirlenes story, subtitled

Madame Guirlenes story, subtitled

Nov 19, 2010

An interview from Haiti with earthquake survivor Madame Guirlenes, with subtitles

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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

Psychosocial support

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Capacity Development

Capacity Development

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Quality and Accountability

Quality and Accountability

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