Appeals and Rapid Response Funds

Tropical Storm Amanda El Salvador RRF 05-2020

22 Jun 2020

 Background  May 31st: tropical depression 2-e is reclassified as Tropical Storm Amanda. In 3 hours, 10% of the average annual rainfall had hit El Salvador. On Sunday the 1st of June, El Salvador’s government declared a Red Alert.  According to official data, 18 people lost their lives and 6 persons are missing, while 7,225 people […]

Egypt: Floods Emergency – RRF03/2020

21 Jun 2020

On the morning of Thursday 12 to 14 March 2020, the country of Egypt was aggressively attacked by rainfall caused flooding in multiple populated areas (Eleven governorates in Egypt), causing massive property damages and loss of human life. ACT local national member BLESS response will be providing immediate relief through the cash distribution to 60 […]

Multiple Countries: Global COVID-19 Response Approved Sub-Appeals – ACT201

19 Jun 2020

ACT Alliance is pleased to announce the launching of six Sub-Appeals under the Global ACT Appeal for the COVID-19 Pandemic (ACT201). The Secretariat and the COVID-19 Steering Committee received a total of nine (9) Sub-Appeal proposals from ACT Forums for this first round of review. Six (6) were approved for immediate publication, while three (3) […]

Uganda: Flood Emergency – RRF No. 04/2020.

16 Jun 2020

Floods and landslides in south Western Uganda have caused devastating effects. Heavy rains that saw major rivers burst their banks have displaced and affected an estimated 8,266 households who are sheltering at Schools and churches. The overall coordination of this action will be spearheaded by ACT member, Uganda Joint Christian Council (UJCC). The response will […]

Global: ACT Alliance Global Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic – ACT201

31 Mar 2020

In just eleven weeks from January through to mid-March 2020, the outbreak of COVID-19 has progressed from a discrete outbreak in one Chinese city, to clusters of cases in many countries, through to a pandemic with most countries reporting cases, and many countries experiencing significant outbreaks. The current context in many countries is such that […]

Zimbabwe: Drought Emergency (ZIM201)

13 Mar 2020

Erratic and poorly distributed rainfall in Zimbabwe for two years has resulted in a severe drought affecting the Provinces of Matabeleland North and South. The same eastern region is yet to recover from unprecedented flooding from Cyclones Idai and Kenneth. Humanitarian needs include food assistance, emergency health and nutrition support, increased access to safe water […]

Madagascar :Flood Emergency (MDG 201).

21 Feb 2020

Madagascar is a country particularly exposed to high impact weather phenomena and also one of the countries most impacted by cyclones in the world.  This year, in January 2020 Madagascar’s West Coast has been struck by a large and long-lasting tropical depression characterized by heavy rains of up to 100 litres per m² within one […]

Philippines: Humanitarian Response to Multiple Disasters in the Philippines – PHL 201

17 Feb 2020

Multiple disasters hit the Philippines in the past 4 months affecting about 5.8 million people across eight out of its 17 administrative regions. The consecutive disasters since October 2019 has overwhelmed the capacity of the government to support the affected population. From the typhoon and volcanic eruption in Luzon, followed by the strong typhoon in […]

IRAQ: Multi Sectoral Support to IDPs, Refugees, Returnees and Host Communities Affected by the Conflict in Iraq- IRQ201

12 Feb 2020

The humanitarian crisis in Iraq remains one of the largest and most volatile in the world. The pace of displacement over the past four and a half years is nearly without precedent with more than 5.4 million people displaced since the rise of the Islamic State (IS). The 2019 Iraq Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) states […]

Syria: Humanitarian Response for People Affected by the Syrian Conflict – SYR201

30 Jan 2020

On the tenth year of this protracted conflict, the situation in Syria continues to drive the largest refugee crisis in the world. The past and present hostilities compounded with the continued massive displacement of populations, remain the main drivers of humanitarian needs , causing a UN declared level three humanitarian emergency. According to recent figures […]

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