Appeals and Rapid Response Funds

Central America: Humanitarian Assistance to People on the Move_CAM191

15 Jul 2019

By October 12, 2018 the exodus from Central America to the United States has grown in complexity and continues to pose grave risks for the people on move, coming mainly from the north triangle (Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador) to reach the Mexican-USA border, to seek asylum due to social and political violence, drought and lack […]

Serbia: Emergency response to floods in Sumadija & West Serbia (RRF No.07/2019)

24 Jun 2019

On 3 June 2019 five districts in Serbia (Moravica, Rasina, Sumadija, Pomoravlje and Ras, namely central and western Serbia) were affected with flash flooding caused by massive rainstorms and heavy showers that exceeded 100l/m2. The Serbian Ministry for Internal Affairs declared a state of emergency in these five districts. In all listed districts both rural […]

Lake Chad Basin: Humanitarian Crisis (Regional Appeal)

22 Jun 2019

The Lake Chad Basin area, which includes parts of Nigeria, Niger, Chad, and Cameroon, is facing one of the most severe humanitarian crises of our times. The crisis is characterized by displacement of at least 2.5 million (IDPs, refugees and, returnees). The situation in the Lake Chad region is deteriorating, as States are unable to […]

Tanzania: Rain Storm Emergency (RRF No.05/2019)

17 Jun 2019

In the evening of Wednesday the 6 March 2019, the district of Same, Kilimanjaro Region in Tanzania was hit by unexpected heavy rains accompanied by storm and heavy winds. On the night of 8th March 2019, a heavy rainstorm accompanied by strong wind also hit the district of Morogoro (Morogoro region) in Tanzania where 226 […]

Pakistan: Emergency Assistance to Drought-affected Population in Sindh Province – PAK191

23 May 2019

The Government of Pakistan estimated that around 3 million people have been affected by drought in eight  districts of Sindh Province.  Majority of the affected communities are dependent on agriculture and livestock. Scarcity of water has severely affected their livelihood conditions. This has placed the local population under great strain, exhausting their coping capacities and […]

Global Rapid Response Fund Appeal 2019 – GRRF19

16 May 2019

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 on the basis of an annual appeal, and is intended to be accessed exclusively by ACT national members in pursuit of the localization agenda and […]

India: Emergency Response to Cyclone Fani in Odisha State (Concept Note)

13 May 2019

Cyclone Fani made landfall at Puri on 3rd May 2019 (Friday), State of Odisha.  It unleashed copious rain and windstorm that gusted up to 250 kmph, blowing away thatched houses and flooding towns and villages, before weakening and entering into neighboring state of West Bengal in India. The State Emergency Operation Center reported 37 deaths […]

Indonesia: Emergency assistance to communities affected by flash floods in Jayapura Regency, Papua – No. RRF 04/2019

16 Apr 2019

In the afternoon of Saturday 16 March 2019, the district of Jayapura in Papua was hit by flash floods around 19.30 PM (+9 GMT) that wiped out some areas in Jayapura District. The flood badly damaged most sub-districts in Jayapura District, especially in sub-District Sentani. The affected sub districts are as follows : Dobonsolo, Hinekombe, […]

The Philippines: Response to Super Typhoon Mangkhut – PHL181 (revision 1)

16 Apr 2019

On October 2018, a month after Typhoon Mangkhut, Typhoon Yutu (Rosita) made landfall in the Municipality of Dinapigue, Isabela province, just a few hundred kilometres south of Typhoon Mangkhut’s path. With 150 km/h maximum sustained winds, Typhoon Yutu exacerbated the impact of the previous typhoon and hampered the response and recovery efforts in the region. […]

Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi: Emergency Response to Cyclone Idai – SAF191

02 Apr 2019

Mozambique Heavy rains caused by powerful tropical Cyclone Idai hit the central and northern regions of Mozambique on 14th March 2019, leading to massive floods and leaving more than hundreds of people dead and hundreds of thousands affected. The cyclone then barreled on to southern Malawi and eastern Zimbabwe. The death toll has continued to […]

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