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NEPAL EMERGENCY

Situation report one month one: support provided to 110,000 peopleParis 26/05/2015 - One month after the first earthquake, ACTED has supported 110,000...

Towards a cost-efficient household water distribution network in Za’atari camp

Every day ACTED delivers water to tens of thousands of refugees living in the extremely water scarce Za’atari refugee camp in Jordan. To make sure eve...

Major food and fuel crisis in Yemen

An international military operation began in Yemen on March 26th 2015, since then an estimated 300,000 people have been displaced throughout the count...

Water for dignity in refugee camps in South Sudan

“Water is the driving force of all nature” once declared Leonardo da Vinci, and World Water Day is an important reminder that water is the driving for...

François Hollande in the Philippines: committed to supporting the communities of Guiuan

The President of the French Republic, Mr. François Hollande, is in the Philippines on a State visit focused on tackling climate change. Mr. Hollande w...

2015/05/27
Nepal | Emergency

NEPAL EMERGENCY

Situation report one month one: support provided to 110,000 peopleParis 26/05/2015 - One month after the first earthquake, ACTED has supported 110,000 people by providing them [...]

2015/05/18
ASIA - CENTRAL | Emergency

Thousands of schools destroyed, almost a million children out of school

Samata, age 21, stands next to the collapsed school where she used to teach in Bhimeswor Municipality, Dolakha District. The first earthquake, on 25th April, destroyed the school [...]

2015/05/18
ASIA - CENTRAL | Emergency

Tirbina, an elderly Nepali villager who lost her home and independence

On 25 April 2015, the villages in Lapagonda in the Dhading district of Nepal, were hit by a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake. The earthquake destroyed homes, schools, food [...]

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2015/05/26 - Yemen

The northern governorate of Al Jawf is increasingly impacted by the wider Yemen conflict, yet has struggled to gain the attention of the international humanitarian community. Airstrikes continue, whilst hundreds of displaced people enter from other areas. [...]

2015/05/22 - Yemen

It took only hours for a five day humanitarian pause in Yemen to end and for airstrikes to again resume. Now 1,820 people are dead, 7,330 injured, and 545,719 displaced from their homes. Whilst the five-day lull did not see a cessation of ground conflict [...]

2015/05/18 - Iraq

Over the last month, following increased violence in and around the city of Ramadi in Anbar Governorate, ACTED responded to the displacement of over 25,000 families through the distribution of hygiene kits and emergency food rations. Families have fled [...]

2015/05/17 - Nepal

On 25 April 2015, the villages in Lapagonda VDC, Dhading District, Nepal, were hit by a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake. Less than three weeks later, the VDC was hit by a second severe earthquake, this time measuring 7.5. Households and schools sustained [...]

2015/05/04 -

Over five weeks have passed since the drumming of airstrikes began across Yemen, leaving over 1,200 dead, 5,000 injured and over 300,000 displaced.Food and other supplies remain blocked at ports, leaving millions in dire need of humanitarian assistance yet [...]

2015/04/24 -

ACTED has been awarded a prize from UN Women and the Department of Social Welfare & Women Development of Azzad Jammu & Kashmir in recognition of services to Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equality.Since 2012, ACTED has been working to support [...]

2015/04/08 - Thailand

On Tuesday 7 April a fire broke out in Ban Mai Nai Soi refugee camp in Thailand’s Mae Hong Son Province destroying 128 houses and affecting 571 people. The camp hosts about 11,500 refugees from Myanmar who fled conflict and political prosecution. The fire [...]

2015/04/07 - Philippines

Every year the 22nd of March is a day to celebrate water and raise awareness on water-related issues. This year, ACTED and its partner UNICEF, celebrated this day with communities in Eastern Samar, one of the areas in the Philippines which were affected by [...]

2015/04/03 - Jordan

On the 22nd of March, ACTED celebrated World Water Day in two Jordanian schools by teaching kids the importance of water conservation in one of the most water-scarce countries in the world.With the support of UNICEF, ACTED organised several games and [...]

2015/04/01 - Yemen

Armed conflict in Yemen escalated on March 23rd, followed by the start of international military operations on 26th March. Estimates are 361 killed, 1,345 injured, and around 100,000 people displaced so far.As fighting continues, mass casualty management is [...]