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Mobilising communities in the fight for safe motherhood

Mobilising communities in the fight for safe motherhood

Aug 08, 2014

8 August 2014 - The Afar are an ancient people, living in one of the harshest inhabited regions in the world, in the northwest of Ethiopia. For world Indigenous People’s Day, August 9, we’re featuring Anglican Overseas Aid’s maternal and child health project for semi-nomadic people in Afar

South Sudan crisis being met with silence, ACT Ethiopia says

South Sudan crisis being met with silence, ACT Ethiopia says

Apr 16, 2014

15 April, 2014 - The veil of silence over the South Sudan must be broken and peace talks resumed immediately if the conflict is to be contained

A Long Walk to Safety: story of an asylum seeker from South Sudan

A Long Walk to Safety: story of an asylum seeker from South Sudan

Feb 11, 2014

11 February 2014 - Nyagnet Req, the mother of 7 children living in the town of Malakal, South Sudan, recalls how on 13 January 2014 she fled the country in what she can only describe as “the worst day of her life”

Award-winning documentary series launches new season with profile of ACT member

Award-winning documentary series launches new season with profile of ACT member

Jan 09, 2013

A profile of Church World Service kicks off the 18th season of a popular U.S. documentary series and features an interview with ACT governing board member, Donna Derr.

Education and child protection successes at Dadaab

Education and child protection successes at Dadaab

Sep 26, 2012

Classrooms in Dadaab that just one year ago were only tented roofs that held few supplies now have walls, desks and textbooks. Even playgrounds with clean-water drinking fountains can be found just outside the schoolroom doors.

One year on, progress visible in Horn of Africa

One year on, progress visible in Horn of Africa

Sep 14, 2012

Last year more than 13 million people were starving in the Horn of Africa. ACT Alliance has not only provided emergency relief to hundreds of thousands, but has worked to better prepare them for a more resilient future.

Somali teens offered chance to complete education

Somali teens offered chance to complete education

Feb 27, 2012

The first high school in Somali refugee camp in Bokolomanyo, Ethiopia is under construction

Ethiopia: medication needed to tackle measles

Ethiopia: medication needed to tackle measles

Aug 30, 2011

Measles outbreaks, decaying animal carcasses and even ash contamination from volcanic activity are combining to threaten lives in the Afar communities of Ethiopia, but ACT is working hard to address the needs of a struggling community further impoverished by drought.

Ethiopia: the elderly have stopped eating

Ethiopia: the elderly have stopped eating

Aug 18, 2011

Ethiopian elders are starving themselves out for the sake of the children

Ethiopia: setting up camp on hard soil

Ethiopia: setting up camp on hard soil

Aug 15, 2011

Officials must decide whether a new extension to Dollo Odo is needed, just weeks after a fourth camp there was opened

In Horn of Africa, drought only a trigger

In Horn of Africa, drought only a trigger

Aug 11, 2011

The media blames the suffering in the Horn of Africa on the drought, but the reasons behind this monumental crisis are more complex and must be understood to avoid international aid efforts being futile

ACT's emergency response in Somalia and Kenya: a snapshot

ACT's emergency response in Somalia and Kenya: a snapshot

Jul 26, 2011

ACT at work: video about some of the practical steps being taken by ACT Alliance to respond to drought in Kenya and Somalia

Women slog for miles seeking last drop of water

Women slog for miles seeking last drop of water

Jul 14, 2011

Even in drought-struck Ethiopia, providing water is women's work

SMS from South Ethiopia: cattle are dead, we’ll be next

SMS from South Ethiopia: cattle are dead, we’ll be next

Jul 14, 2011

As the carcasses of drought-starved cattle are burned, Ethiopians worry they'll be next

Anguish as Ethiopians run out of options

Anguish as Ethiopians run out of options

Jul 13, 2011

Extreme drought in south Ethiopia is taking a greater toll than ever before