Appeals and Rapid Response Funds

India: Emergency response to the floods in West Bengal, Bihar & Assam – IND172

13 Sep 2017

The current floods in Assam have been termed the worst since 1998. The third wave of floods has claimed 67 lives so far in Assam. The total number of deaths in this year’s flood- related incidents has gone up to 151 in the state. Incessant rains leading to floods have wreaked havoc in 25 of the […]

India: Emergency response to the floods in West Bengal, Bihar & Assam – IND172 (Concept Note)

28 Aug 2017

The current floods in Assam have been termed the worst since 1998. The third wave of floods has claimed 67 lives so far in Assam. The total number of deaths in this year’s flood- related incidents has gone up to 151 in the state. Incessant rains leading to floods have wreaked havoc in 25 of […]

Nepal: Emergency response to the floods in Southern Plain – NPL171 (Concept Note)

24 Aug 2017

Massive floods and landslides triggered by incessant and torrential rains have killed 131 people, and 32 have gone missing since 11th August 2017 so far, according to the Ministry of Home Affairs of the Government of Nepal. Approximately 6 million people have been affected by the catastrophe. As per the initial findings till 18th August […]

Sierra Leone: Emergency response to the mudslides – No.RRF 11/2017 (Rev)

21 Aug 2017

On the evening of the 14th August, mudslides triggered by three days of heavy rains poured in and around the capital of Sierra Leone, Freetown. The most severe mudslides occurred in the coastal suburb of Racecourse on the city’s eastern edge, as well as in Regent and Lumley where thousands of makeshift settlements are home […]

Bangladesh: Emergency response to the Floods in the Northern region – No.RRF 10/2017

19 Aug 2017

Severe flooding due to monsoon rains and rain waters from the Indian states in the north of Bangladesh inundated 22 of the 64 districts by August 15, 2017. According to National Health Crises Management Centre’s control room; death toll has risen to 89 and approximately 1.7 million people have been affected by this flooding. About […]

China: Emergency response to the earthquake in Sichuan Province – No.RRF 9/2017

11 Aug 2017

A 7.0-magnitude earthquake jolted Jiuzhaigou, a popular tourist destination in southwest China’s Sichuan province on August 8th, 2017. So far, At least 19 people were killed and 343 injured after the earthquake, according to the information office of the provincial government. Around 1680 houses from 17 townships were collapsed or destroyed. The situation and extent […]

India: Emergency response to the Floods in Odisha – IND171

08 Aug 2017

The state of Odisha in India has been witnessing incessant rainfall from 15 July 2017, due to which flash floods occurred in river Nagabali and Kalyani of Rayagada district. More than 28,000 people in 50 villages under Rayagada Block and 20 villages under Kalyansinghpur Block have been affected. Five persons have been injured due to a wall collapse in Rayagada district.

The ACT India Forum is planning to respond to this emergency via ACT member Church’s Auxiliary for Social Action (CASA). The 76’800 USD target project is aimed at providing relief assistance in the form of Food and Shelter/Non Food Items to the flood affected people in the district of Rayagada, in order to address many of their survival needs.

India: Emergency response to the Floods in Odisha – IND171 (Concept Note)

27 Jul 2017

The state of Odisha in India has been witnessing incessant rainfall from 15 July 2017, due to which flash floods occurred in river Nagabali and Kalyani of Rayagada district. More than 28,000 people in 50 villages under Rayagada Block and 20 villages under Kalyansinghpur Block have been affected. 5 persons have been injured due to a wall collapse in Rayagada district.

Philippines: Emergency response to the Marawi crises – PHL171

17 Jul 2017

On May 23, 2017, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) launched a military and law enforcement operation in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur province in Mindanao, in pursuit of Abu Sayyaf leader Isnilon Hapilon, who was believed to be the designated leader of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in the Philippines. […]

India: Emergency response to the floods in North-Eastern State of Assam – No.RRF 08/2017

17 Jul 2017

There have been heavy torrential rains since 2nd July 2017 in the North-Eastern state of Assam in India. The rains have continued and the floods have intensified in the last 48 hours. 24 districts of Assam have been affected during this current phase of floods. A population of 1,718,135 has been badly affected by current […]

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