ACT News

Earthquake in Ecuador – Voices from the people we serve

17 Oct 2016

  My name is Maria Isabel Gracia, I have four children and I live in Daule community, in central Guayas, Ecuador. It is very difficult to express what happened that day. It was around seven in the afternoon and I was taking care of the baby when the earthquake started. I could not move and […]

Refugees in Armenia – The story of Abdullah Haddad

29 Sep 2016

  Abdullah Haddad, 46-year-old, is a hand master, preparing and repairing different things, though the current situation does not help him to provide for his family. The two elder sons were born with mental disorders. The elder one is 21 and the other one Shiraz is 18. They both attend a specialized center and the […]

16 Sep 2016

Message in a bottle On the eve of the UN Summit on Migration and Refugees, ACT Alliance calls for increased investment in improving living conditions in fragile states and regions, more focus on the protection of vulnerable groups, and commitment to creating safe passages to Europe. Syrian refugees walk in the countryside outside Messstetten, Germany. […]

Leave no one’s dignity behind

14 Jul 2016

‘I plan to use this grant money to buy a sack of rice for my family,” said Lim Ean (79), from Cambodia. ACT members provide CASH transfer in several emergency responses. Photo: Paul Jeffrey   A group of mostly elderly women in Zinga village in Tanzania tell me what it’s like to receive cash transfers […]

[INFOGRAPHIC] Drought emergency in Ethiopia

18 Ene 2016

The current food insecurity crisis in Ethiopia appears to be a result of a combination of factors, including the pre-El Niño failure of the spring rains and the El Niño induced late onset, erratic and early cessation of the main summer rains. Click on the image to see the infographic  

París establece una señal para un clima futuro resiliente y más equitativo

12 Dic 2015

COMUNICADO DE PRENSA El red international de desarollo ACT Allianza, bienvenida el borrador del Acurdo Global de cambios climáticos que es adoptado ahora en Paris despues de anos de negociasiones entre los países. ” Cientos de ciudades, regiones, empresas e iglesias han demostrado un fuerte compromiso para eliminar las energías basadas en fósiles para mediados […]

Paris agreement must ensure resilience for future generations

03 Dic 2015

PRESS RELEASE International humanitarian and development network ACT Alliance welcomed the decision to label Thursday 3 December as “Future Generations Day” at the UN climate talks, stating that decisions in Paris will be of a huge importance for children and youth for generations to come. “Negotiations here in Paris refer to 2050,” said Signe Cecilie […]

Faith leaders urge action at UN climate talks

02 Dic 2015

Over 20 faith leaders, with youth, political and civil society representatives sat down for a unique lunch at COP21 at a table with knives and forks but no food, in a public demonstration of their hunger for climate justice. The stunt was part of the Fast for the Climate initiatives on December 1st in Paris. Yeb […]

Nearly 1.8 million people demand climate action

28 Nov 2015

PRESS RELEASE A total of 1,780,528 million people worldwide have put their names to a collection of faith-based petitions urging political leaders at the COP21 climate summit to take decisive action to curb global warming and deliver a strong, fair deal that helps poor countries adapt to their changing climate. The petitions were presented to […]

UN Climate summit results vital for world’s future

26 Nov 2015

PRESS RELEASE International humanitarian and development faith based networks have urged governments preparing for next week’s COP21 United Nations  climate summit in Paris to do their outmost to reach a fair, binding, and ambitious agreement as vulnerable people continue their daily struggle to adapt to the increasing adverse effects of climate change. ACT Alliance, the […]

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