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

ACT Alliance member IOCC provides vital winter relief for Syria’s children

ACT Alliance member IOCC provides vital winter relief for Syria’s children

Feb 20, 2015

Freezing temperatures, heavy snow and chilling winds sweeping across Syria are putting thousands of young lives in jeopardy as displaced mothers struggle helplessly to keep their small children warm and sheltered from the harsh winter conditions.

ACT member CASM receives alliance's 2015 climate award

ACT member CASM receives alliance's 2015 climate award

Feb 17, 2015

17 February 2015 - The 2015 ACT Alliance Climate Change Best Practice Award goes to Mennonite Social Action Committee (CASM) in Honduras, for its programme to reduce environmental and social vulnerability as drought led to corn and bean crop failures of 40-60% in areas.

Geneva talks redeem Lima COP20 but tough negotiations still ahead

Geneva talks redeem Lima COP20 but tough negotiations still ahead

Feb 13, 2015

13 February 2015 - In sharp contrast from the climate negotiations in Lima, Peru, last year the ADP (Ad hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Action) session in Geneva has been described by both governments and NGOs as positive, constructive, inclusive and progressive.

Emergency assistance to refugees from the conflict in Eastern Ukraine

Emergency assistance to refugees from the conflict in Eastern Ukraine

Feb 13, 2015

ACT Alliance has issued an appeal for emergency assistance to refugees from Eastern Ukraine in Russia & Ukraine. The appeal target is US$ 332,766.

Geneva conference should cement confidence for ambitious climate agreement

Geneva conference should cement confidence for ambitious climate agreement

Feb 10, 2015

10 February 2015 - Governments negotiating the climate agreement that will be adopted in December are meeting in Geneva this week to discuss its elements, and the start of the session has so far demonstrated good faith among the 195 countries, ACT Alliance has said.

Will governments look beyond their national climate interests?

Will governments look beyond their national climate interests?

Feb 09, 2015

09 February 2015 - This week government delegations from all over the world gather in Geneva, Switzerland. There is time for a new session of UN climate talks, and the agenda is packed.

Join the ACT NOW for Climate Justice campaign!

Join the ACT NOW for Climate Justice campaign!

Feb 09, 2015

Tell the World's Leaders: "Climate change affects everyone but especially the most poor and vulnerable people. We call on you to cut carbon emissions drastically, and to help the world’s poorest to cope with the impacts of climate change while developing in a sustainable way."

ACT keeps the focus on Ebola prevention work in Sierra Leone

ACT keeps the focus on Ebola prevention work in Sierra Leone

Jan 30, 2015

ACT Alliance board member Paul Valentin talks about the situation on the ground in Sierra Leone and ACT's work with affected communities

Floods in Malawi

Floods in Malawi

Jan 28, 2015

Francis Botha from ACT member DanChurchAid reports from the middle of Mkondezi River in Chickwawa District in Southern Malawi.

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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