Latest news about Psychosocial support
Mar 06, 2013
UN member states must fulfil their obligations to tackle the causes and consequences of widespread violence against women and girls – which have devastating effects not only on victims, but also on progress toward sustainable international peace and development.
Feb 19, 2013
As the bitter battle for Damascus intensifies and its impact increasingly spills across national borders, ACT Alliance expects that even more than 1.1 million Syrian refugees will seek safety in neighbouring countries before June 1 this year – thereby surpassing the latest UN estimates.
Jan 21, 2013
Syrians continue to flee the incessant violence in their own country for safety across the border. Yet in neighbouring Lebanon, no formal refugee camps exist to assist them.
Jan 16, 2013
As Syria’s civil war drags on, those who have fled the violence for neighboring countries face an increasingly difficult time surviving as winter storms bring snow and freezing temperatures to much of the region.
Jan 16, 2013
Damascus used to be one of the safest cities in the Middle East. Now people do not dare to go out after sunset.
Jan 12, 2013
While the effects of Haiti's devastating earthquake are still being felt, pockets of progress provide cause for optimism, according to this podcast.
Dec 04, 2012
As the Syrian refugee crisis escalates, ACT General Secretary John Nduna compels the international community to redouble its efforts to provide essential, life-saving services.
Nov 28, 2012
The population of the Za'atari refugee camp in Jordan has already surpassed 41,000 and is expected to reach peak capacity of 60,000 shortly, as more Syrians flee fighting.
Nov 23, 2012
ACT members have been working around the clock to craft a unified strategy to address the deepening humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Aug 17, 2012
ACT Alliance has 33,000 employees working in solidarity with the world's poor and vulnerable in 140 countries. On August 19, we celebrate their vision and commitment to improving the lives of millions.
Aug 13, 2012
Chad has long experienced chronic instability from inter-clan tensions and spillover conflicts from neighboring countries. This gallery illustrates ACT's work with people uprooted by fighting in nine camps.
Aug 07, 2012
Dadaab, the world's largest refugee camp in north-eastern Kenya, is home to nearly half-a-million people, most of whom have fled war-torn and drought-ravaged neighboring Somalia.
Aug 07, 2012
ACT Alliance is preparing for a new influx of Congolese refugees at the Rwamwanja resettlement site in Uganda amid news of fresh fighting between the army and the Tutsi-backed rebel force, M23.
Aug 06, 2012
ACT Alliance India is mounting a humanitarian response to the most recent spate of inter-ethnic violence between the Bodo tribe and Bengali-speaking Muslims of the north-eastern Indian state of Assam.
Feb 09, 2012
The response in South Sudan addresses the physical, psychological and social needs of affected populations