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Solidarity with Syria

© Act Alliance / Paul Jeffrey In September 2014, the United Protestant Church of Belgium received an urgent letter Protestant ...

ACT supports citizenship of Dominicans of Haitian Descent

Joani Santana, 17, was a star student but she was pulled out of school for the simple reason she doesn’t ...

Floods and landslides in Jammu and Kashmir

Heavy monsoon rains in September 2014, in the northern Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, led to unprecedented widespread flooding ...

Earthquake survivors in China

On 3 August 2014, an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 hit Zhaotong City in China’s southeastern Yunnan Province. The ...

Taking health care to Pakistan flood survivors

Floods in Pakistan that have affected over 1.12 million people, have also taken out large health care centres and hospitals, ...

Recovery from Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines

In the aftermath of the November 2013 typhoon that displaced 4 million people, destroyed 1 million homes, and damaged livelihoods ...

Conflict survivors in Kenya

A series of unexpected attacks in Kenya’s Lamu County left 5,574 people internally displaced. Terror inflicted by militant groups included ...

Violence in Iraq becoming a runaway crisis, says ACT Alliance

ChristianAid UK and Ireland: PRESS RELEASE Over 1.5 million people are in need of urgent humanitarian assistance in Iraq and ...

Combatting drought and food insecurity in Somalia

Nearly 1 million people in Somalia were reported to be in need of life-saving help in 2014, 300,000 of whom ...

Displacement and return in the DRC

Historical violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) between 1994 and 2003 led to the loss of an estimated ...