ACT News

10 Sep 2015

During the last 20 years, the Czech Republic has been struck by extreme floods of great extent, numerous flash floods of local importance and uncommon natural disasters such as tornado in 2013. Global climate change may contribute to more extreme weather events like these and communities need to be ready. Dolni Berkovice, a village with […]

ACT members Christian Aid and CREAS launch Diploma in cultural peace for young adult leaders in Central America and Colombia

27 Aug 2015

Young people from different Christian churches from remote areas and from major urban centers in Nicaragua, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Colombia will be connected via internet tomorrow, August 28, to participate in the first on-line session of the International Diploma in Culture of peace, equity and sustainability. The Diploma, part of the project “Emprendemos Paz” carried […]

Helping farmers grow food in challenging conditions in Niger

20 Aug 2015

Araga Danrani, 75, (pictured above: LWR/Emily Sollie) is a farmer living in Niger, in the West African Sahel. Over the past few years Niger and surrounding countries have experienced a combination of drought and rising food prices that has left more than 18.7 million people at risk for hunger. Not long ago Mr. Danrani had […]

Zambia Land Alliance helps family reclaim land

14 Aug 2015

A partner of the ACT Allliance Joint Programme in Zambia, the Zambia Land Alliance (ZLA) has made a difference in the lives of a Solwezi based family after helping them reclaim land that had been grabbed from them by a named local Church. “I am very happy that our family land has been given back […]

FinnChurchAid: Victims of the Myanmar floods need assistance

10 Aug 2015

A woman carries her child from their half-submerged house in Nyaung Tone, Ayeyarwaddy Delta, about 60 miles southwest of Yangon, Myanmar. Friendly nations and international relief organizations are mobilizing to give disaster assistance to Myanmar, where 69 people have died and another 260,000 been affected by widespread flooding fed by more than a month of […]

International Conference on Financing for Development concludes

17 Jul 2015

As the third international conference on Financing for Development (FfD) that took place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 13-16 July concludes, high level politicians deliberated to reach consensus on a range of finical measures that set the path for post-2015 development agenda. Domestic resource mobilisation has been among the top agenda. Over the four days, […]

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