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 The world hopes for good news on the climate from Lima says ACT Alliance

The world hopes for good news on the climate from Lima says ACT Alliance

Nov 28, 2014

28 November 2014 - Negotiations at the UN climate talks (COP20) in Lima, Peru in December must yield good news as the full impact of climate change becomes more evident in different parts of the world with science stating clearly that human action is the cause, said international humanitarian and development organisation ACT Alliance.

2nd ACT General Assembly (20-24 October 2014)

2nd ACT General Assembly (20-24 October 2014)

Nov 27, 2014

Following a successful 2nd General Assembly in October 2014, ACT Alliance has a new moderator, Sushant Agrawal from ACT member organisation CASA.

Post-typhoon housing in Ugiao, Jaro

Post-typhoon housing in Ugiao, Jaro

Nov 26, 2014

26 November 2014 - To help vulnerable families after typhoon Haiyan, ACT member Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe built 58 permanent shelters in Jaro, Leyte, one of the worst affected areas.

'A small paradise in the desert'

'A small paradise in the desert'

Nov 20, 2014

21 November 2014 - Faith Kagwiria talks about the ongoing situation in the Dadaab refugee camps, home to hundreds of thousands of mainly Somali refugees.

The Story of the Subversive Cross

The Story of the Subversive Cross

Nov 20, 2014

20 November 2014 - The Synod of the Lutheran Church in El Salvador, active ACT member in Central America, has shared this meaningful story about their history, with an anniversary this month.

Start-up kits distributed to Ebola survivors in Sierra Leone

Start-up kits distributed to Ebola survivors in Sierra Leone

Nov 19, 2014

19 November 2014 - ACT member Christian Aid is distributing essential household items to Ebola survivors in Sierra Leone this week as part of an initiative launched by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to meet Ebola survivors’ immediate needs and help them rebuild their lives.

2 billion affected by disasters since 2005

2 billion affected by disasters since 2005

Nov 18, 2014

18 November 2014 - With over 150 UN Member States gathered in Geneva to negotiate the final text of a new agreement on disaster and climate risk management, ACT Alliance reasserts its commitment to reducing risks and creating resilience

“I just want a house that is safe”

“I just want a house that is safe”

Nov 12, 2014

12 November 2014 - One year after Haiyan, ACT accompanies thousands in commemorating Typhoon Haiyan.

ACT Response to Floods in Colombia

ACT Response to Floods in Colombia

Nov 10, 2014

A video on the ACT response to floods in the Chocó region of Colombia.

ACT members mark Haiyan commemoration with climate negotiator Yeb Sano

ACT members mark Haiyan commemoration with climate negotiator Yeb Sano

Nov 10, 2014

10 November 2014 - As the world marked a year since Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines, members of ACT Alliance joined Filipino UN Climate Negotiator Yeb Sano on the final leg of his 1000km Climate Walk.

"We lost our animals, now we will lose humans."

"We lost our animals, now we will lose humans."

Nov 07, 2014

7 November 2014 - Severe drought is affecting parts of Somalia, ACT is helping.

ACT Now for Climate Justice

ACT Now for Climate Justice

Nov 07, 2014

Vitumbiko Chinoko from ACT Alliance underlines the importance of action now to combat climate change

UN Science Panel shows importance of climate action now

UN Science Panel shows importance of climate action now

Nov 02, 2014

ACT responds to the new IPCC report

More than just water: WASH project improves the lives of Syrian refugees in Akkar

More than just water: WASH project improves the lives of Syrian refugees in Akkar

Oct 29, 2014

30 October, 2014 - Two ACT members are meeting a desperate need for water by Syrian refugees in Lebanon

Confronting chronic drought, food insecurity and climate injustice in Latin America

Confronting chronic drought, food insecurity and climate injustice in Latin America

Oct 29, 2014

29 October, 2014 - With support from the Ecumenical Small Projects Fund, Latin American community-based organisations are working to find solutions to some of the biggest challenges they face

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