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Convergences World Forum 2015

ACTED is co-organising the 8th edition of Convergences World Forum which will take place from 7 to 9 September 2015 in Paris.Convergences Forum will g...

Shelters for 756 families internally displaced by flooding and landslides

Every year approximately 250,000 people are affected by natural disasters in Afghanistan. In 2014, the North of the country saw one of the worst cases...

Nepal Emergency: Four Months On

ACTED arrived in Sankhu Town within 4 days after the April 25th, 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked Nepal. ACTED immediately distributed emergency tarpau...

Severe humanitarian crisis in Yemen

Situation update 18 August 2015World Humanitarian Day: Highlighting the critical situation in YemenIn Yemen, the death toll now stands at 2,000 with o...

World Humanitarian Day 2015: Celebrating Resilience

August 19th is World Humanitarian Day is a day to celebrate and honour humanitarian workers from all over the world. On this special occasion, we have...

2015/09/01
Afghanistan | Emergency

Shelters for 756 families internally displaced by flooding and landslides

Every year approximately 250,000 people are affected by natural disasters in Afghanistan. In 2014, the North of the country saw one of the worst cases of seasonal flooding in [...]

2015/08/26
Nepal | Rehabilitation

Nepal Emergency: Four Months On

ACTED arrived in Sankhu Town within 4 days after the April 25th, 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked Nepal. ACTED immediately distributed emergency tarpaulins to the benefit of 10,000 [...]

2015/08/26
Myanmar | Emergency

Myanmar floods update: Over 15,000 homes destroyed

Figures of the devastation and destruction caused by the Myanmar floods are constantly changing because of the difficulty in accessing hard to reach areas and collecting accurate [...]

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2015/09/02 - Yemen

Sana'a, YEMEN:Yemen is one of the world’s most water poor countries. As a result of the crisis, 20.4 million people are in need of assistance related to water, sanitation or hygiene.9.4 million have suspended, reduced, or disrupted access to water largely as [...]

2015/09/01 - Yemen

Sana'a, YEMEN:Before the crisis, some 10.6 million people in Yemen were food insecure. In just over five months, there has been an astonishing 15.7% increase in this figure, leaving 12.3 million unable to access sufficient food. This figure is rising.Ten [...]

2015/08/27 - Jordan

Jordan is one of the most water scarce countries in the world. The high population growth, the depletion of groundwater reserves, and climate change is likely to aggravate the situation in the future. The population increase due to the influx of several waves [...]

2015/08/26 - Cambodia

ACTED’s programme team strikes a pose with their newly-launched DVD at ACTED’s office in Cambodia. ACTED is proud to announce the launch of a new support tool for its project on reducing the risks of sexual gender-based violence (SGBV) against [...]

2015/08/26 - Jordan

Wednesday 19 August 2015 was not only the celebration of the World Humanitarian Day but also of the improvement of water security for all residents of Azraq refugee camp. The official opening of the UNICEF borehole located only 2.3 km outside the camp [...]

2015/08/26 - Yemen

Sana'a, YEMENIt is now 159 days since airstrikes began across Yemen. There is a danger that when war is prolonged, war becomes normalized. This war is anything but normal.Over 4,000 people lay dead, and some 21 million people are in need of humanitarian [...]

2015/08/06 - Myanmar

Mass destruction caused by floods and landslidesFloods in Myanmar, caused by heavy monsoon rain, have killed at least 69 people and affected over 259,000. 39,474 families have had to flee their homes. These figures are likely to rise in the coming days as [...]

2015/08/03 - Yemen

Since the start of the airstrikes in March, an estimated 1.3 million people have been displaced from their homes. Some 58,000 have been displaced to Ibb governorate alone. Families left behind belongings and livelihoods in an attempt to flee the heavy [...]

2015/07/28 - Yemen

In Yemen, some 12.9 million people are now food insecure. In conflict-affected governorates such as Al-Hudaydah, this insecurity is at “emergency level”. Families live in fear of ongoing airstrikes, and struggle to obtain enough food due to greatly increased [...]

2015/07/24 - Mali

Aïchatou’s family left Timbuktu, Mali, in early 2012, around the time the city was captured and the region was in the throes of political instability. Aïchatou’s large household (4 adults and 7 children) fled to Bamako, where they rented a house and have been [...]

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