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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Madame Guirlenes story, subtitled

Madame Guirlenes story, subtitled

Nov 19, 2010

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

Pakistan as winter looms

Pakistan as winter looms

Nov 10, 2010

Chris Herlinger reports from Pakistani: flood survivors risk exposure and hunger as winter looms

Kyrgyzstan four months on - emerging from trauma

Kyrgyzstan four months on - emerging from trauma

Nov 10, 2010

Images from the second ACT assessment mission to Osh in Kyrgyzstan show the ongoing trauma from the violence in June

Kyrgyzstan four months on - rebuilding

Kyrgyzstan four months on - rebuilding

Nov 10, 2010

Images from the second ACT assessment mission to Osh in Kyrgyzstan show the ongoing trauma from the violence in June, and some of the progress in rebuilding

Haiti: Living in fear of sickness and death

Haiti: Living in fear of sickness and death

Nov 10, 2010

Knee-deep in filthy water and prey to cholera: Haitians describe life in the wake of Hurricane Tomas

Hurricane Tomas leaves Léogâne in floods

Hurricane Tomas leaves Léogâne in floods

Nov 07, 2010

With water 1m deep in the Haitian city of Léogâne following the hurricane, ACT Alliance is racing against time to prevent the spread of cholera.

Tomas threatens half a million in Haiti

Tomas threatens half a million in Haiti

Nov 04, 2010

As tropical storm Tomas hits Haiti, aid network ACT Alliance is working to lessen the blow

Haiti: Tropical Storm Tomas bearing down

Haiti: Tropical Storm Tomas bearing down

Nov 04, 2010

ACT Alliance members are preparing for the force of Tomas tomorrow, as authorities advise the 1.3m in camps to seek shelter elsewhere.

Indonesia: ACT-trained students scramble to help tsunami survivors

Indonesia: ACT-trained students scramble to help tsunami survivors

Nov 03, 2010

Students of ACT-run disaster training put their lessons into practice when the tsunami hit last week.

Indonesia: Medical care, shelter in wake of disasters

Indonesia: Medical care, shelter in wake of disasters

Oct 29, 2010

Medicines, baby kits and health care - ACT goods are reaching thousands of Indonesians forced from their homes by tsunami and volcano

Indonesia: Relief from the heat of Mt Merapi

Indonesia: Relief from the heat of Mt Merapi

Oct 27, 2010

ACT Alliance is at the foot of Mt Merapi treating burns victims and offering shelter.

Kyrgyzstan: Healing wounds of conflict

Kyrgyzstan: Healing wounds of conflict

Oct 25, 2010

A Kyrgyzstan doctor struggles through illness to keep her patients in good health.

Kyrgyzstan: Quest for political and ethnic cohesion

Kyrgyzstan: Quest for political and ethnic cohesion

Oct 18, 2010

The director of an ACT associate has put her face to election hoardings in Kyrgyzstan in a move of political and ethnic unity.

Pakistan: Relief efforts continue

Pakistan: Relief efforts continue

Oct 12, 2010

ACT members in Pakistan continue walking the long road of relief provision in the aftermath of the flood.

School of hope

School of hope

Oct 12, 2010

Haiti: an inspiring new school is being built in Léogâne, one of the worst-hit areas in the earthquake.

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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

Capacity Development

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Quality and Accountability

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