May 24, 2013
As this year’s Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction conference comes to an end, ACT Alliance and its members resolve to work even harder to build the resilience of communities towards disasters and the impacts of climate change.
In Darfur, hundreds of thousands of people who fled violence now live in camps for displaced people. Life is difficult in the camps, but families receive health care, food, water and other essentials provided by ACT Alliance and Caritas. Here are some of their faces and stories.
May 22, 2013
The ACT Alliance Climate Change Award for 2013 was given May 21st to RDRS Bangladesh for best practice in its project, alleviating poverty through disaster risk reduction, which has been implemented in North West part of Bangladesh.
May 03, 2013
A new global climate change agreement must ensure that fairness towards poor countries with the least responsibility for carbon emissions is central to future negotiations.
May 02, 2013
Colombia's recent progress in promoting human rights is promising, but the country still has a long way to go in meeting its obligations in this area.
Apr 24, 2013
Members from eight Asian countries met last week in Nepal to share their experiences and develop strategies on how to better influence governments to address climate change.
Apr 22, 2013
It is time to rethink development, to open our eyes to the adverse effects of our high-consumption lifestyles and values. We have to transform our economy. We have to switch to a low-carbon and resource-efficient development model that closes the gap between rich and poor.
Apr 20, 2013
Humanitarian organisations assess damage from the powerful April 20 earthquake and prepare to bring relief supplies to the region.
Apr 19, 2013
The democratic uprisings across the Middle East have produced huge economic ripples in the region, forcing many Egyptians working abroad to return to their home communities, which are in desperate need of revitalisation.