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FCA to support quality education in Syria with USD 680,000 from Syria Humanitarian Fund

This article was originally posted on the Finn Church Aid website FCA will be supporting 4,000 crisis-affected children and youth in Hama area in Syria with access to quality education [...]

The Beirut blast response by local ACT members

The landscape of Beirut and the lives of hundreds of thousands of its residents, changed in an instant on the afternoon of August 4, 2020. At 18:00 local time, over [...]

Breathing together in solidarity

This is an excerpt of the World YWCA / YMCA Week of Prayer booklet. To download the full booklet click here Breathing together in solidarity By: Elaine Neuenfeldt, Act Alliance [...]

ACT Alliance Statement on the Military Escalation in the Caucasus

ACT Alliance has followed the deteriorating situation over Nagorno-Karabakh with dismay at the escalation of the conflict. We are highly concerned by the renewed violence and use of military force. [...]

ACT Alliance Annual Report 2019

The ACT Alliance is a faith-motivated, rights-based, impact-focused network committed to working ecumenically and inter-religiously, with the communities we seek to serve and accompany at the centre of our work. [...]

“Our future is our collective concern”: A conversation with NCCP’s Youth Climate Art Contest Winner

  ACT member, The National Council of Churches of the Philippines (NCCP) launched a youth climate art contest as part of an initiative to engage more young people in climate [...]

ACT Alliance members in Indonesia: Preparing the communities to respond better to disasters

  ACT Alliance has supported the communities that were affected by the earthquake and subsequent tsunami in September 2018 through its members in Indonesia. Two years later, we went back [...]

[Blog]: Building Churches for the Future

Building Churches for Future -  Churches that are political Fridays for Future is back in the public sphere. Friday, September 25th is the next global climate strike. But how can [...]

[Press release] Christian organizations representing 2.8 billion people call for more compassionate EU migration policy

Christian organizations representing 2.8 billion people—about one-third of the world's population—have released a statement on the dire situation of migrants and refugees in Europe, and they are demanding a more [...]

Introducing a New Toolkit on Engaging with Religious Leaders and Faith Communities

This blog post has previously appeared on Religion and Diplomacy By Ruth Watson ~ A new toolkit published by ACT Alliance EU, Caritas Europa, EU-CORD and Islamic Relief Worldwide gives EU [...]
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Member News

Amity Foundation: Many ways of support by church-related partners in the COVID-response

Backed by a vast network of alliances, partners and friends, Amity enhances cross-sectoral cooperation among communities, social organizations, churches and church-related institutions, local government, enterprises and academia. After supporting the [...]

Bangladesh Forum: Focussing on strengths

Due to the COVID pandemic and the safety and security issues associated with it, the Bangladesh Forum’s traditional logistics systems fully collapsed. In an interview, Convenor Shakeb Nabi describes the [...]

FCA's COVID-19 response in Kenya

Grade 8 students participating in a class by radio in Kenya, supported by FCA. Photo: FCA On the 15th March 2020, His Excellency, Uhuru Kenyatta, president of Kenya, ordered the [...]

New report backing calls for Universal social protection

One of the most highly charged debates in social protection is how best to undertake targeting: while some social protection practitioners are passionate advocates of income testing (or poverty targeting), [...]

Cambodia: Effective information on COVID-19 on community level

In times of pandemics, well informed and organized communities are crucial for containing the disease. Therefore, ACT-member Life with Dignity (LWD) supports people focused on awareness raising in Cambodian communities [...]

Nepal: Assistance to pregnant and lactating women

ACT Alliance-members like Christian Aid concentrate on supporting the most vulnerable people affected in any emergency. Like the young mother Samjhana Thami in Nepal. Due to the various consequences of [...]

Webinar on the impact of counter-terror regulations and policies

ACT-member Community World Service Asia and Human Security Collective (HSC) are jointly hosting this webinar on FATF and COVID-19 on June 25th, 2020. National and international efforts to counter the [...]

United Church of Christ offers coronavirus resources

As news of the health threat posed by the coronavirus continues to unfold, the United Church of Christ and its Disaster Ministries are sharing new, original resources with guidance for [...]

United Church of Christ COVID-19 Daily Briefing separates pandemic fact from fiction

In its COVID-19 Daily Briefing, the United Church of Christ works to separate facts from falsehoods and fear, supplying valuable information for the duration of the pandemic crisis. This resource [...]

A Pakistani cook fights hunger and poverty in the COVID-19 crisis

    Fifty-two-year old Ayub Masih was working as a cook until this March when the coronavirus epidemic broke out in Pakistan. The meager subsistence he was bringing to the [...]
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