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Faith leaders come together to discuss climate change

Faith leaders come together to discuss climate change

Sep 25, 2014

25 September 2014 - From 21-22 September faith leaders from around the world joined together in New York to speak with one another and to speak out about climate change.

Political leaders fail to deliver at climate summit despite massive global mobilisation

Political leaders fail to deliver at climate summit despite massive global mobilisation

Sep 23, 2014

23 September 2014 - Pledges made this morning at the climate summit do not add up to the necessary phase out of fossil energy by mid century despite the moving words of the most affected nations.

Largest Climate March in History Sets Stage for UN Climate Summit

Largest Climate March in History Sets Stage for UN Climate Summit

Sep 22, 2014

21 September 2014 - Yesterday, two days before world leaders were due to convene for the Climate Summit 2014 at the UN’s headquarters, ACT Alliance took part in the largest climate march in history – and one of the largest social movements of the last decade – with 310,000 people marching through the streets of New York City, calling for climate action.

From the field: Pakistan flood survivors on the response

From the field: Pakistan flood survivors on the response

Sep 16, 2014

16 September, 2014 - Four survivors of the floods that have ruined large areas of Azad Kashmir, Punjab and Sindh talk about the moment the floods arrived

Taking health care to Pakistan flood survivors

Taking health care to Pakistan flood survivors

Sep 16, 2014

16 September 2014 - ACT member CWS-PA is sending doctors to flood survivors in the wake of disastrous floods and landslides in Pakistan

Drought causing food crisis in Central America

Drought causing food crisis in Central America

Sep 16, 2014

16 September, 2014 - ACT marks International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer with a report from Guatemala and Nicaragua of the ensuing food crisis brought about by drought

Philippines recovery goes from strength to strength

Philippines recovery goes from strength to strength

Sep 04, 2014

4 September, 2014 - ACT Alliance's recovery programme moves up a gear with the launch of a revised appeal for Typhoon Haiyan survivors that will help meet the needs of nearly 466,000 survivors

ACT welcomes urgent UN action to investigate ‘crimes against humanity’ in Iraq

ACT welcomes urgent UN action to investigate ‘crimes against humanity’ in Iraq

Sep 03, 2014

3 September 2014 - PRESS RELEASE - This week's UN resolution denouncing the violence in Iraq has been met with resounding approval from ACT Alliance, which made a joint submission supporting the resolution

Refuge in the wake of deportation for Honduran children

Refuge in the wake of deportation for Honduran children

Aug 28, 2014

28 August, 2014 - Thousands of child would-be migrants are ending up back in Honduras and El Salvador after failed attempts to get to the US. Only to find their futures in their homelands are even less certain than the perilous journey north.

Faith organisations unite to condemn Iraqi violence

Faith organisations unite to condemn Iraqi violence

Aug 22, 2014

22 August 2014 - PRESS RELEASE - ‘Dire, unacceptable and despicable’ is how top international faith-based humanitarian and development organisations describe violence in Iraq. They have united to condemn the violence in a joint statement

Iraqis flee fighting for safety of school compounds

Iraqis flee fighting for safety of school compounds

Aug 21, 2014

20 August 2014 - A school in the Kurdish city of Erbil in north Iraq has become a makeshift home for refugees displaced by the advance of Islamic State fighters. From its classrooms, an ACT Alliance member is offering hundreds of people food, household goods and other staples of life

Over rough terrain, relief goods arrive in Chinese towns

Over rough terrain, relief goods arrive in Chinese towns

Aug 20, 2014

20 August 2014 - Despite rough terrain and heavy aftershocks, ACT Alliance member Amity Foundation continue the effort to get relief goods to residents of the southwest hit by an earthquake

Accounting for spending in Haiti

Accounting for spending in Haiti

Aug 20, 2014

20 August, 2014 - Who did what with funds raised after the Haiti earthquake? ACT members in Haiti celebrate success as Washington passes a bill requiring NGOs to carry out strict reporting of their activities in Haiti.

A knight of our time

A knight of our time

Aug 19, 2014

19 August 2014 - Transforming a minefield into a playground was a proud moment for DCA mine clearance officer Marysia Zapasnik. We honour Marysia and the thousands of other aid workers in the field this World Humanitarian Day

How did you know what I needed most?

How did you know what I needed most?

Aug 19, 2014

18 August, 2014 - A woman in the war-torn and forgotten eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo describes the joy of receiving aid, while the LWF country programme officer for the DRC talks about his pride in the work he carries out

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