ACT Alliance heads into Philippines disaster area following massive-scale destruction of super typhoon Haiyan
Nov 10, 2013
10 November 2013 - In one of the worst recorded typhoons in history reported to have killed at least 1,200 people with the death toll expected to rise and left hundreds of thousands displaced in the Philippines, ACT members will tomorrow take a three-person humanitarian assistance team to one of the worst-hit areas to identify immediate needs.
Nov 09, 2013
9 November 2013 - ACT Alliance members are rushing to respond to super typhoon Haiyan, as people take shelter from the storm surges, waves and winds of up to 300km/hr that are battering the Philippines.
Nov 05, 2013
5 November 2013 - widespread waterlogging prevents new crops being sown after harvest is lost.
Nov 04, 2013
4 November 2013 - A military campaign against M23 rebels in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has forced tens of thousands of refugees into Uganda.
Oct 29, 2013
A million people have been made homeless by cyclone Phailin.
Oct 25, 2013
25 October 2013 - Typhoons have caused severe flooding in Cambodia. The Mekong and other major rivers have overflowed, ACT is appealing for $1m.
Oct 23, 2013
23 October 2013- ACT is the first alliance secretariat to comply with the 2010 Standard in Accountability and Quality Management by the Humanitarian Accountability Partnership (HAP) International
Oct 21, 2013
21 October 2013 - low death count means low media coverage, but damage, suffering and need is massive.
Oct 18, 2013
18 October 2013 - In Zaatari refugee camp Topi Hurtig and a team of circus trainers teach juggling, acrobatics and clownery to young Syrian refugees.
Oct 14, 2013
14 October 2013 - ACT organisations say that millions of people need humanitarian assistance for basic foodstuffs and rebuilding after cyclone Phailin destroyed homes and livelihoods in eastern India.
Oct 13, 2013
13 October 2012 - Loss of life was minimised by good disaster preparedness but extremely poor communities have lost their homes and livelihoods.
Oct 03, 2013
03 October 2013 - ACT Alliance members are expanding support to Syrian refugees and host communities in Jordan in light of forecasts that large numbers of refugees could cross the border in the coming months.
Sep 19, 2013
19 September 2013 - Global Conference on the Role of Security Risk Management in Effective Humanitarian Aid
Aug 30, 2013
30 August 2013 - Only one solution to the Syria situation exists: that parties come together around the negotiating table and talk
Aug 23, 2013
23 August 2013 - The alleged use of chemicals weapons in a rebel-held suburb of Damascus must be investigated, ACT says.