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21 Apr 2020

March 2020 marked one year since Tropical Cyclone Idai struck parts of Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe. The impacts of the cyclone displaced millions of people, claimed lives, livelihoods and caused widespread destruction which communities are yet to fully recover from. ACT Alliance launched an appeal (SAF 191) to raise funds to respond to the recovery, […]

18 Jul 2019

  Cyclone Idai devastated large parts of Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi when it made landfall in March 2019 in the city of Beira, Mozambique.  When the cyclone had passed on, much of Beira was underwater and severely damaged.  While the media continued to show the images of the devastation in Mozambique, Idai continued to track […]

20 Mar 2019

ACT Alliance members are responding to the severe destruction wrought by Cyclone Idai which made landfall in the low-lying coastal city of Beira, Mozambique on Thursday, March 14, 2019. The cyclone moved inland on the weekend, destroying much that was in its path as it barrelled through the province of Manicaland, Zimbabwe and parts of Malawi. […]

15 Mar 2018

  Structure and leadership The ACT Zimbabwe Forum has grown exponentially and now has 4 active local members excluding one on suspension and seven international members. The Forum encourages Guests in a bid to encourage them to become full members. To promote joint learning growth and programming, the ACT Zimbabwe Forum has 3 Communities of […]

23 Nov 2017

ACT Alliance has joined with the World Council of Churches to issue a “Minute on the situation in Zimbabwe” from the WCC’s Executive Committee meeting in Amman, Jordan this week after events in Zimbabwe have led to the resignation of President Robert Mugabe. “The WCC executive committee, together with the ACT Alliance, welcome and affirm […]

31 Aug 2015

As hundreds of government officials from across the world return to Bonn in one of their last bids to hammer out components of a climate agreement in time for the Paris, ACT Alliance is cautiously optimistic that a meaningful agreement is still within reach. “With barely three months before the Paris summit, we in ACT […]

Climate Change
28 Aug 2015

The We Have Faith – Act Now for Climate Justice Pan Africa Cycling Caravan launches this Saturday 29th August. Cyclists are setting off on a 6500km journey from Maputo to raise the voices of people at the forefront of a changing climate. The caravan will go through South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Uganda, Tanzania […]

03 Mar 2015

Three quarters of the world’s mobile phones are in developing countries, and in some African countries mobile phones are being used to pay for taxis and street food. Capitalising on this technology, two ACT Alliance members worked together in Zimbabwe to use mobile phones to helpvulnerable families affected by drought. By sending a text message […]

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