What We Do

What We Do

ACT Alliance is supported by 25,000 staff and mobilises about $1.5 billion for its work each year in three targeted areas: humanitarian aiddevelopment; and advocacy. Click on the images below to read the latest news about the work we do in each of these three areas.

Latest news

Life through a rural lens

Life through a rural lens

Mar 31, 2015

Life through a rural lens: new exhibition by Christian Aid showcases photos by Ghanaian farmers.

Brazil: floods in Acre

Brazil: floods in Acre

Mar 30, 2015

30 March 2014 - In February and March, heavy rain and floods have hit Acre in northern Brazil, 80,000 people have been severely affected in particular marginal communities and indigenous people.

Supporting Ukraine's Displaced Population

Supporting Ukraine's Displaced Population

Mar 27, 2015

ACT Alliance is providing emergency assistance to Internally Displaced People in seven regions of Ukraine.

ACT emergency relief response to communities affected by the Vanuatu cyclone

ACT emergency relief response to communities affected by the Vanuatu cyclone

Mar 23, 2015

ACT Alliance General Secretary John Nduna speaks from the Disaster Risk Reduction conference on the ACT response to the emergency in Vanuatu after cylone Pam

Vanuatu: update from ACT members on the ground

Vanuatu: update from ACT members on the ground

Mar 19, 2015

19 March 2015 - Cyclone Pam hit Vanuatu in March 2015. The category 5 storm caused widespread destruction. ACT Alliance member Act for Peace responded to the crisis with emergency food, shelter and water. Here we have an interview with Geoff Robinson of Act for Peace, on the ground in Vanuatu

Sendai disaster framework leaves the vulnerable behind

Sendai disaster framework leaves the vulnerable behind

Mar 18, 2015

18 March 2015 - The Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction just ended in Japan, with the adoption of the Sendai Framework for Action on Disaster Risk Reduction. The framework has been approved after long negotiations characterised by lack of political will to come up with a strong document that is ambitious enough.

FBOs disappointed by exclusion, yet still committed to DRR

FBOs disappointed by exclusion, yet still committed to DRR

Mar 17, 2015

17 March 2015 - FBOs disappointed by exclusion from WCDRR text, yet still committed to DRR.

Cyclone Pam Hit Vanuatu

Cyclone Pam Hit Vanuatu

Mar 16, 2015

Cyclone Pam hit Vanuatu in March 2015. The category 5 storm caused widespread destruction. Act for Peace responded to the crisis with emergency food, shelter and water.

Syria: supporting disabled refugees

Syria: supporting disabled refugees

Mar 14, 2015

14 March 2015 - Originally from Aleppo, Ghamra, who can’t walk, used to own her house, where, after her husband’s death, she lived with her five children, three of whom were born with special needs.

Issues

Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR)

Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR)

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ACT in action as Syria crisis continues

ACT in action as Syria crisis continues

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Post-2015 development agenda

Post-2015 development agenda

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 Food security

Food security

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Human rights and protection

Human rights and protection

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Climate change

Climate change

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Psychosocial support

Psychosocial support

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Development effectiveness

Development effectiveness

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Capacity Development

Capacity Development

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Quality and Accountability

Quality and Accountability

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