Member News

Walking with communities affected by Typhoon Haiyan

18 Jan 2016
Aldrin Lauding remembers the day he lost his home to Typhoon Haiyan like it was yesterday. The storm devastated his entire barangay (village) of Lao. Though he and his partner [...]

Psychosocial support to earthquake survivors

18 Jan 2016
It is Saturday morning in Ghusel, a village in Lalitpur district which was almost completely destroyed by the earthquake that struck Nepal half a year ago. From the village square [...]

Top marks for girl student in Kakuma refugee camp

12 Jan 2016
KAKUMA, Kenya, 12 January 2016(LWI) – The dust has finally settled and top performing Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) class of 2015 candidates have had a week celebrating their [...]

IOCC Assists Communities Affected By Drought Emergency in Ethiopia

21 Dec 2015
ACT Alliance member International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) has announced that they are releasing emergency funds to respond to the urgent needs of people affected by the worst drought in [...]

The youngest victims of conflict

20 Nov 2015
DOHUK, Iraq, 20 November 2015 (LWI) – At age 12, Besna has already learned what it means to lose your home. “I miss my books and things, my video games [...]

Evacuating to Safer Grounds

13 Nov 2015
“My entire family was at home as the earthquake struck. I yelled at all of them to come out to the open yard in front of the house. They all [...]

Help for traumatized women in Iraq

13 Nov 2015
“Feel safe, free, and express themselves” DOHUK, Iraq, 13 November 2015 (LWI) – When the Islamic State militia (IS) advanced on Asna’s (not her real name) village in the Sinjar [...]

Winter relief in Northern Iraq

09 Nov 2015
DOHUK, Iraq 9 November 2015 (LWI) – “We thought it would be a few days, until things calmed down”, Nadine says. “My parents said: go visit your uncle. It’s just a [...]

Stability and income after fleeing war

29 Oct 2015
“I want the best life for my children” NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania, 29.10.2015 (LWI) – “We were just looking for peace,” says Bolozi Nzenze Budiaki, as if apologizing for the fact that [...]

Massive influx to South Sudan’s Ajuong Thok refugee camp

26 Oct 2015
AJUONG THOK, South Sudan, 26 October 2015 (LWI) – Due to renewed fighting in Kordofan, the refugee population of Ajuong Thok has risen from 18,000 to nearly 31,130 by 20 [...]
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