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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Pakistan: Still struggling six months after the floods

Pakistan: Still struggling six months after the floods

Jan 28, 2011

How is Pakistan faring in the six months since torrential rain caused massive flooding? And why the problem hasn't gone away.

Brazil: relief team deployed

Brazil: relief team deployed

Jan 28, 2011

ACT Alliance has deployed a strong emergency relief team to support survivors of Brazil’s worst disaster in over 35 years

Pakistan: Poverty in the beauty of Swat valley

Pakistan: Poverty in the beauty of Swat valley

Jan 26, 2011

The beauty of the Swat valley belies the conditions of survivors of last July's massive floods.

Pakistan: Years before Safia's life returns to normal

Pakistan: Years before Safia's life returns to normal

Jan 26, 2011

Safia's escape from the flood waters was traumatic but she now faces two or three years wait before life returns to normal.

Pakistan: New house built just in time

Pakistan: New house built just in time

Jan 26, 2011

Janirsat tells the story of returning home to nothing - except ACT assistance.

Pakistan: Home no longer exists

Pakistan: Home no longer exists

Jan 26, 2011

Families in a camp in Karachi have little hope of resuming their former lives.

Haiti: Green growth will help Haiti heal

Haiti: Green growth will help Haiti heal

Jan 25, 2011

Development in the rural areas of Haiti will ensure the country develops, a senior politician says.

South Sudan: Happy to be home, even if home is under a tree

South Sudan: Happy to be home, even if home is under a tree

Jan 24, 2011

Every day more than 2000 people of southern Sudanese origin return ‘home’ from years of living in the north. ACT members are poised to help them with the homecoming

Brazil: ACT getting relief to most vulnerable

Brazil: ACT getting relief to most vulnerable

Jan 20, 2011

In the worst-affected areas of Brazil, ACT members are distributing relief goods.

Southern Sudan: A bloodless bullet for women’s rights

Southern Sudan: A bloodless bullet for women’s rights

Jan 20, 2011

Women took to the polls in high numbers in last weeks' referendum, with many seeing the ballot box as a unique means of being truly heard.

Refugees from Côte d'Ivoire

Refugees from Côte d'Ivoire

Jan 19, 2011

Mirva Moilanen's pictures of refugees in border villages in Liberia. Most of the refugees say that they left their homes when the residents of a neighbouring village ran through their village, towards the border

Haiti: Michicu camp

Haiti: Michicu camp

Jan 18, 2011

Michicu camp is run by ACT member NCA and provides special care for disabled and elderly survivors of the earthquake

Haiti remembers, one year on

Haiti remembers, one year on

Jan 18, 2011

Image gallery of photos by Paul Jeffrey, exactly one year after the earthquake in Haiti

Haiti: tempo of recovery worrying

Haiti: tempo of recovery worrying

Jan 18, 2011

Each day, ACT Alliance member Norwegian Church Aid assists 130,000 Haitians, survivors of last year’s massive earthquake. One year on, NCA’s general secretary, Atle Sommerfeldt, returns to Haiti to assess progress and consider the challenges.

Haiti: home-building relies on political processes

Haiti: home-building relies on political processes

Jan 17, 2011

ACT members are rearing to build more houses for the residents of camps. Although some have been able to provide new homes, issues over land tenure still stand firmly in the way.

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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

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Capacity Development

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Quality and Accountability

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