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Philippines Typhoon Hagubit

8/12/2014 Typhoon Hagupit has made landfallThe vast majority of locals have gotten through the natural disaster, which is making its way to Manilla, s...

Lebanon: host of the largest per capita refugee population in the world

As we approach the 4th anniversary of the crisis in Syria the conflict continues to rage, affecting millions of civilians across the region. Almost ha...

Universal Children's Day

Today is Universal Children's Day!Nearly 10 million Syrians have been displaced in the Middle East since the beginning of the conflict in Syria. Near...

In memoriam of David Haines

Following the tragic loss of our colleague David, we have received hundreds of messages of support and condolences from around the world. The outpour...

2014/12/16
Lebanon |

Lebanon: host of the largest per capita refugee population in the world

As we approach the 4th anniversary of the crisis in Syria the conflict continues to rage, affecting millions of civilians across the region. Almost half the population of Syria [...]

2014/12/05
Philippines | Emergency

Philippines Typhoon Hagubit

8/12/2014 Typhoon Hagupit has made landfallThe vast majority of locals have gotten through the natural disaster, which is making its way to Manilla, safely. Hundreds of thousands [...]

2014/12/01
oPT | Emergency

Occupied Palestinian territory youth volunteers to support communities in Gaza

Following the crisis that took place in the region, thousands of people were left traumatized in Gaza. Occupied Palestinian territory youth have launched initiatives, as part of [...]

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2014/12/17 - Philippines

Since we last spoke to Maricel and her young family, they have weathered Typhoon Ruby (known internationally as Typhoon Hagupit), a category 3 typhoon that damaged as of today’s date a total of 253,424 houses across 7 regions (according to the National [...]

2014/12/12 - Tajikistan

[ACTED News] - In some areas of Khalton Province, in Tajikistan, only 20% of inhabitants have regular access to clean water. To ensure equal access to clean water to three remote villages in rural Khatlon Province, ACTED teams and the Consumer’s Union of [...]

2014/12/05 - Philippines

[ACTED News] - Tens of thousands of people are seeking shelter as super typhoon Hagupit (or Ruby) nears the Philippines and pre-emptive evacuation of people along coastal and vulnerable areas has been conducted. At 4:00PM Philippines time today, the center of [...]

2014/12/05 -

AMMAN [ACTED News] – Actively engaged Jordanian youth recently came together to develop and share their ideas for social change as part of the Electron Youth Network’s national conference in Jordan, organized by ACTED and partner Princess Basma Youth Resource [...]

2014/12/04 -

[ACTED News] The World Food Programme (WFP) recently announced that it will be suspending all food assistance to over 800,000 refugees in Lebanon, due to insufficient funding. This announcement comes at a time when many refugees are already struggling to [...]

2014/12/02 - Cote d'Ivoire

[ACTED News] - The Ebola virus has already spread to six countries in Western Africa (Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Senegal, Mali), causing the deaths of almost 7000 people since the first case in March 2014. The Ivory Coast shares a border with [...]

2014/11/28 - Iraq

Erbil Base [ACTED News] – Harsh winter temperatures and wet weather are approaching in the coldest areas of the Northern Region of Iraq, and, in high altitude, temperatures in areas of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq and in Anbar can drop to -15C. In light of [...]

2014/11/28 - Iraq

Erbil [ACTED News] – Children celebrated Universal Children’s Day in ACTED’s child and youth friendly spaces across the Duhok and Erbil Governorates of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. In Duhok’s Bajid Kandala, a camp for internally displaced people, children [...]

2014/11/26 - oPT

[ACTED News] – Two youth members from the "ELECTRON Youth Network" in Occupied Palestinian territory, along with 6 other youth from Jordan, Libya, Egypt and Tunisia were invited by partner People in Need to join an exposure visit in Prague. The aim of the [...]

2014/11/25 - Yemen

Sana’a [ACTED News] - Children have been celebrating Global Hand Washing Day through events in ten schools in Ad-Dhalee and Hodeidah governorate, Yemen. ACTED supported activities aimed at raising awareness of best hand-washing practices through a combination [...]

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GHI 2014

Two billion people suffering from hidden hunger according to 2014 Global Hunger Index, even as levels of hunger in many developing countries decrease. Report says food quality is equally important as quantity.

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