Appeals and Rapid Response Funds

Lebanon: Multi-sectoral Humanitarian Response to the Beirut Explosion and Overlapping Crises in Lebanon – LEB211

29 Jul 2021

Going into its third year of severe economic recession, Lebanon faces its worst and hardest depression ever since the end of the Lebanese Civil War that went on for 15 years. Between the Syrian refugee influx crisis, street uprising, COVID-19 pandemic, dangerous depletion of resources, Beirut port explosion on August 4th, 2020, protracted absence of […]

DRC: Response to Volcanic Eruption in Goma – (CEA211)

06 Jul 2021

The sudden eruption of Mount Nyiragongo on 22nd May 2021 led to two lava flows towards Kibumba park as well as Buhene and Kibati in the North-East of Goma, DRC. At least 32 people died as a result of the eruption (either burned by the lava or asphyxiated by fumes), including three children. On May […]

Madagascar: Response to Drought RRF 10/2021.

30 Jun 2021

Southern Madagascar is experiencing its worst drought in four decades with more than 1.14 million people food insecure (WFP, May 2021). Three consecutive droughts exacerbated by COVID-19 have left people in need of humanitarian assistance from January to May 2021 (Appel Éclair Madagascar-Grand-Sud Janvier-Mai 2021). Of those, an estimated 14,000 people are already in catastrophic […]

DRC: Emergency Response to Volcanic Eruption in Goma RRF 09/2021.

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 […]

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