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Situation in Tigray, Ethiopia: From bad to worse

17 Sep 2021
The Tigray Region in the north of Ethiopia has suffered from internal conflict since early November 2020. According to ACT member Lutheran World Foundation (LWF), the situation has intensified over [...]

Broken hearts and homes – Displaced Afghan families left with little hope to carry on

10 Sep 2021
Deeba [1] is a 46-year-old widow and mother of five children, originally from Alingar’s Saba Khil village. The family has been relocated several times in the last few months due [...]

COVID-19 situation in Nepal: an update

30 Aug 2021
Nepal suffered from one of the worst COVID-19 situations world-wide in May 2021, and an alert was issued consequently. After having only a few new cases in July, the country [...]

Tanzania: What a difference a water tank makes

13 Aug 2021
In December 2020, Mikese Secondary School was one of nine centres which put into operation a 50 m3 rainwater harvesting tank and hand washing facilities. Mikese is situated in the [...]

Support in a difficult moment

06 Jul 2021
Elderly people who under normal circumstances manage their life very well by themselves can be hit hard by natural disasters and suddenly need support. Like 74 year-old Ruth Hekneno who [...]

Opening a window of hope in Gaza

21 Jun 2021
What does the project “Gaza Tech Women Lead” supported by ACT-members Dan Church Aid and Norwegian Church Aid in Gaza mean for young, well-educated women like Sara Al Massri? There [...]

Growing traditional crops to strengthen disaster resilience on Solomon Islands

21 Jun 2021
The Anglican Church of Melanesia – a partner of ACT member Anglican Board of Missions (ABM) – ran a series of disaster resilience workshops on Savo Island which is a [...]

Unsure future of innovative youth project in Jordan

17 May 2021
The population of Jordan’s second biggest city Zarqa has doubled within the past six years due to immigration from neighboring Syria and Palestine. The Zarqa Community Centre is one of [...]

Activist Laxmi Luhar wants to end the pain of the freed Haliya community in Nepal

13 May 2021
This article first appeared on ACT-member Felm’s website “My mother, father and grandfather were victims of the Haliya practice, working as bonded laborers in other people’s lands. Because of this, [...]

A reason to come back

03 May 2021
Kujok is a village in Northern Iraq, not far away from Mosul and from the Syrian border. Mohammed Yousif is the first person who returned from a camp in a [...]
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