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Supporting survivor and community-led response: an emerging pathway for people affected by disaster contexts

This blog post was written by Rebecca Venuto, Development Policy and Practice Research Policy Intern at ACT Alliance EU On 25th November 2020, ACT Alliance EU and VOICE engaged with [...]

ACT joins Guatemala Forum in calling for freedom for arrested pastor

ACT joins with the ACT Guatemala Forum in affirming the good work of CEDEPCA and its staff, the Reverend Delia Leal Mollinedo, whose tireless work in promoting gender justice has [...]

Register for online 7th Symposium on religion in international affairs

ACT Alliance, along with a number of faith-based groups and UN agencies, is hosting the 7th annual Symposium on the Role of Religion and Faith-based Organisations in International Affairs on [...]

The CHS provides for a common language to improve our humanitarian work around quality and accountability

This article originally appeared on the HQAI website. ACT Alliance is the largest protestant and orthodox coalition engaged in humanitarian, development, and advocacy work in the world. It consists of [...]

Celebration amidst a climate emergency

Five years ago countries around the world agreed on a plan to tackle the climate crisis. As a result, the Paris Agreement was born, and an era of international cooperation [...]

Critical voices of civil society organisations suppressed in the Philippines

Civil society organisations in the Philippines are suspicious of the intent of the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 that the Philippine congress passed this year. President Duterte’s administration has insidiously made [...]

ACT Argentina Forum responds in ecumenical alliance to the water and sanitary emergency in the Chaco

The El Impenetrable area of ​​the Province of Chaco, Argentina, has suffered cycles of recurrent droughts and floods for the last 20 years. This year, the drought added to the [...]

Webinar: Strengthening Gender Justice in the Asia-Pacific Region

The regional Gender CoP Asia Pacific is happy to invite everybody interested to a webinar within the framework of the campaign “16 days of activism”. Dr. Beulah Shekhar, Emeritus Professor [...]

Statement of the ACT Alliance Ethiopia Forum on the current situation in Ethiopia

The following statement was issued by the ACT Ethiopia Forum about the situation in the Tigray region.  ACT has also issued two alerts (one for Ethiopia, and one for Sudan) [...]

ACT Alliance participates in first regional review of the Global Compact for Migration

Last week, the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM) was being reviewed for the first time at regional level by governments, UN agencies, and other stakeholders, to [...]
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Member News

Khanki Bai fights for women’s rights

Since 2005, India has had one of the biggest social security systems in the world called “MGNREGA”. Its objective is not only to provide economic security and to create rural [...]

Poor communities in the Philippines' typhoon-hit regions remain underserved

She knows that “help is not coming” and the only way to keep body and soul together after three devastating typhoons is “to beg for aid.” For two weeks now, [...]

Radio: a great way to promote disaster risk reduction in Sulawesi

    Soon after the severe earthquake and tsunami of 2018 in Indonesia’s Central Sulawesi province, ACT member ICAHS-PELKESI started to share information for the communities affected by radio. Members [...]

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 [...]
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