Appeals and Rapid Response Funds

DRC: Emergency Response to Volcanic Eruption in Goma.

09 Jun 2021

In the afternoon of Saturday the 22nd of May 2021, the town of Goma and its surroundings in North Kivu Province, experienced a sudden eruption of Nyiragongo volcano. While 32 persons are feared dead, at least 400,000 persons are currently internally displaced in DRC while 7,000 persons have fled to Rwanda as refugees. Access to […]

Occupied Palestinian Territories: ACT Palestine Forum Emergency Response in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (Gaza escalation)- PSE211

08 Jun 2021

As the conflict escalated between Israel and Palestinian armed groups in Gaza, airstrikes on Gaza and rocket attacks on Israel continued for eleven consecutive days. Most of the victims were reported to be civilians. According to the Palestinian Ministry of health (as of 25 May), a total of 253 Palestinian people were killed in Gaza, […]

Nepal: Joint Response of ACT Alliance Nepal to the Second wave of COVID-19 – NPL211

01 Jun 2021

Nepal is currently in the grips of the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. The second wave began from mid-April 2021, and daily infection rates have steadily been growing to a daily average of almost 9,000 per day from 300+ per day a month ago. As of 18th May 2021, a total of 5,411 deaths, […]

Global Rapid Response Fund Appeal 2021 – GRRF21

31 May 2021

The Rapid Response Fund (RRF) is a global fund of the ACT Alliance administered by the ACT secretariat. Funds for the RRF are provided by ACT Alliance members and non-members as part of an annual appeal. The fund is designed  to prioritise ACT national members in line with our localisation commitments and in recognition of […]

India: Humanitarian Assistance to vulnerable and affected Communities of the COVID-19 Pandemic in India – IDN211

13 May 2021

India’s coronavirus cases continue to rapidly increase despite several states imposing localised lockdowns, curfews, and curbs on movement. Within a month, since the second wave broke out in late March, Covid-19 cases have reached unprecedented levels, with over 400,000 cases per day. The risk of getting infected with the mutated variant that spreads easily is […]

South Sudan: Response to the Complex Humanitarian Crisis-SSD211

15 Apr 2021

In South Sudan, at least 7.3 million people are threatened with hunger and urgently need help (UN,2020), as they have increased humanitarian needs. People continue to suffer in various ways from needs brought about by protracted conflict, floods, desert locusts, and the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic that has brought economic shocks. All these […]

Indonesia: Nusa Tenggara Timur Flash Floods – RRF 08/2021

14 Apr 2021

Tropical cyclone Seroja carried heavy rains and strong winds that triggered flash floods and landslides in Nusa Tenggara Timur (NTT) on Sunday, 4th April 2021. The Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB) reported 138 people died, 61 missing, and up to 1,114 destroyed or damaged houses. Residents lost their homes due to being submerged […]

RRF 07 2021 Reduction of Gender based inequalities, Haiti

23 Mar 2021

The Covid19 pandemic highlights and foster inequalities. Women’s pregnancies have increased in the department of Grand Anse. Reasons for this are: lockdown allows risks of sexual assault sometimes forcing victims to live with their aggressor, the closure of schools and reduction in livelihoods forcing women to engage in free unions or early marriages, lack of […]

Ethiopia: Tigray Conflict Response – ETH201(Revised Appeal)

15 Mar 2021

A long-standing political disagreement between the Ethiopia Federal government and the northern regional state of Tigray’s regional government led to an outbreak of hostilities on 4th November 2020. This was characterized by military action resulting in general insecurity in the region, internal and external displacements, and a disruption of livelihoods. The 2021 Humanitarian Needs Overview launched by […]

Mozambique: Response to Cyclone Eloise-RRF 06/2021

05 Feb 2021

Tropical Cyclone Eloise made landfall in central Mozambique on 23rd January at around 2 a.m., near the coastal city of Beira. It came with winds of 140 km/h and heavy rainfall of 250 mm within 24 hours. After landfall, Cyclone Eloise downgraded to a moderate tropical storm with a maximum wind speed of 83 km/hr. […]

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