Nov 20, 2013
20 November 2013 - Maria Sol is a resident of Basey, Samar. She was one of the many survivors of typhoon “Yolanda’s” (international name: Haiyan) onslaught. She thought her family was prepared for the coming of the super typhoon as they survived many storms before, but they were unprepared for what came to pass. They found themselves hanging for their life onto a coconut tree.
Nov 15, 2013
15 November 2013 - Food supplies from aid agencies, foreign governments and Filipino authorities are reaching hard-hit regions of the country, yet the situation for many people remains dire and deaths continue.
Nov 14, 2013
14 November 2013 - Working until 2am, scores of volunteers weigh rice and dried beans, count tins of sardines, packets of biscuits and bottles of cooking oil before carefully packing food parcels destined for families devastated by Typhoon Haiyan.
Nov 13, 2013
13 November 2013 - ACT Alliance has today issued a $14m preliminary appeal as its members carry out life-saving work and longer term rehabilitation efforts with victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.
Nov 11, 2013
11 November 2013 - Top climate officials referred continually to super typhoon Haiyan as they opened major UN climate talks in Warsaw, Poland, this morning.
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.