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

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.

ACT member launches new education project in Eritrea

ACT member launches new education project in Eritrea

27 January 2015 - ACT member Finn Church Aid has signed an official agreement with the Eritrean National Commission for Higher Education in Asmara, Eritrea, to help revitalise teacher education in the country

The World Humanitarian Summit: putting people at the centre

The World Humanitarian Summit: putting people at the centre

Jan 21, 2015

21 January 2015 - As the countdown to the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) in April 2016 begins, ACT Alliance has released a report outlining the priorities for the sector

UN Synthesis Report on post-2015 sustainable development agenda encouraging

UN Synthesis Report on post-2015 sustainable development agenda encouraging

Jan 20, 2015

20 January 2015 - The UN Secretary General’s ambitious Synthesis Report on the post-2015 sustainable development agenda affirms all 17 goals in the outcome document of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development.

Floods and heavy rains in Malawi

Floods and heavy rains in Malawi

Jan 19, 2015

19 January 2015 - With one third of the country affected by heavy rain and floods Malawian president Peter Mutharika has declared the country in a state of disaster. ACT members have responded to the call for assistance

Floods in Malawi - ACT responds

Floods in Malawi - ACT responds

Jan 17, 2015

Watch this 1-minute video where ACT Climate Advocacy and Policy Officer Vitumbiko Chinoko, who has just returned from Malawi, speaks about the situation on the ground as communities try to recover from the devastating floods

ACT calls on faiths to stand together for freedom of expression

ACT calls on faiths to stand together for freedom of expression

Jan 15, 2015

15 January 2015 - International humanitarian and development network ACT Alliance has called on people of all faiths to unite for freedom of expression as globally the world witnesses increasing onslaughts on media freedom by extremists, political parties, and some governments.

Remembering Haiti - five years later

Remembering Haiti - five years later

Jan 12, 2015

This short video takes us back to the devastating earthquake that shook Haiti in 2010, killing over 200,000 people and displacing 1.5 million. ACT members were on the ground providing emergency assistance and continue to work with communities in Haiti today towards sustainable development.

Why 2015 will be so important for our future

Why 2015 will be so important for our future

Jan 08, 2015

07 January 2014 - The world faces many challenges. Financial crisis, environmental crisis, poverty crisis, and not least, a climate crisis. Luckily world leaders do acknowledge that there is need for action and a number of different political processes are already ongoing, with an aim to create a better and more sustainable world.

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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