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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ACT responds to Typhoon Haiyan in The Philippines

ACT responds to Typhoon Haiyan in The Philippines

Jan 31, 2014

31 January 2014 - A short video by talented videographer Ville Asikainen from ACT member FinnChurchAid

The Road to Resilience

The Road to Resilience

Jan 30, 2014

30 January 2014 - Christian Aid’s resilient livelihoods learning space encourages readers to explore how vulnerable and marginalised people around the world can build thriving livelihoods that are resilient to the many risks they are exposed to.

Big River Rising

Big River Rising

Jan 30, 2014

30 January 2014 - Located on the Pacific Ring of Fire, the Philippines is a country living on the edge of disaster.

Rooting for Resilience

Rooting for Resilience

Jan 29, 2014

29 January 2014 - This is the story of how ACT member Christian Aid is helping communities in Makueni County, Kenya to become resilient to drought.

Stronger in the Face of Disaster

Stronger in the Face of Disaster

Jan 29, 2014

29 January 2014 - This video shows how ACT member Christian Aid and its partners put risk at the heart of development planning, and work with communities to empower them to tackle poverty and strengthen their resilience for more sustainable results.

Getting water to refugees at Adjumani

Getting water to refugees at Adjumani

Jan 28, 2014

28 January 2014 - Lisa Henry, Humanitarian Director for ACT member DanChurchAid, reports on getting water to South Sudanese refugees at Adjumani camp in Uganda

In cramped conditions, classes resume in the Philippines

In cramped conditions, classes resume in the Philippines

Jan 24, 2014

24 January 2014 - Typhoon Haiyan was indiscriminate in its damage. Along with houses, businesses and infrastructure, schools across the central Philippines were battered by huge waves and fierce winds, leaving them damaged and clogged with mud and debris. But although badly damaged, school doors are now open and classes beginning again.

South Sudan ceasefire agreement marks start of rebuilding, ACT Alliance says

South Sudan ceasefire agreement marks start of rebuilding, ACT Alliance says

Jan 24, 2014

24 January 2014 - ACT Alliance has applauded the ceasefire agreement for South Sudan signed last night, saying it is the first step toward reconciliation for the troubled country.

ACT response to Andhra Pradesh floods

ACT response to Andhra Pradesh floods

Jan 24, 2014

24 January 2014 - Images of some of the relief distribution by ACT member UELCI following floods in Andhra Pradesh, India in July last year.

South Sudanese refugee: “They stole my wheelchair – I crawled for 20 hours”

South Sudanese refugee: “They stole my wheelchair – I crawled for 20 hours”

Jan 17, 2014

17 January 2014 - Disabled people have a particularly hard time fleeing violence in their native South Sudan for the safety of a camp in a neighbouring country. When Paul Maguet’s wheelchair was stolen, he was forced to crawl for miles.

Uganda camp report, South Sudan refugees

Uganda camp report, South Sudan refugees

Jan 15, 2014

15 January 2014 - a short video report from DCA/LWF on the situation in Adjumani refugee camp with a huge influx of South Sudanese refugees.

South Sudanese refugee influx deepens demand for aid

South Sudanese refugee influx deepens demand for aid

Jan 12, 2014

12 January 2014 - In just three days, the number of refugees entering Adjumani in north Uganda from South Sudan has doubled, bringing the figure to a total of 24,105 refugees. The influx puts huge pressure on Ugandan camps and calls for an upswing in humanitarian response.

South Sudanese refugees in Uganda

South Sudanese refugees in Uganda

Jan 10, 2014

10 January 2014 - Some 32,000 people have crossed the borders of South Sudan looking for refuge, there are arrivals daily in camps where ACT members are working in Uganda.

ACT Alliance appeals for security in CAR

ACT Alliance appeals for security in CAR

Jan 09, 2014

9 January 2014 - Intense fighting in the Central African Republic is proving a major hindrance to relief efforts aimed at reaching the 2.2 million people needing emergency assistance.

South Sudanese refugees flow into Kenya

South Sudanese refugees flow into Kenya

Jan 08, 2014

8 January 2014 - Recent estimates put the number of internally displaced people from the conflict in South Sudan at over 200,000. Refugees are arriving at Kakuma camp in Kenya as well as Uganda and Ethiopia.

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