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NEPAL EMERGENCY

Paris 04/05/2015 – Getting aid to mountainous areas impossible to reach by roadThe death toll now stands at over 7000 and 13,200 have been injured acc...

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 100,000 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...

2015/04/30
Jordan | Emergency

Azraq camp for Syrian refugees, one year later

Today marks one year since the opening of Azraq refugee camp. On April 30th, 2014 UNHCR opened Azraq camp to help assist with the influx of Syrians seeking refuge in Jordan due to [...]

2015/04/29
ASIA - CENTRAL | Emergency

NEPAL EMERGENCY

Paris 04/05/2015 – Getting aid to mountainous areas impossible to reach by roadThe death toll now stands at over 7000 and 13,200 have been injured according to latest official [...]

2015/04/28
Yemen | Emergency

Yemen’s INGO Forum Steering Committee calls for an urgent end to all hostilities and full humanitarian access

Fighting in Yemen is continuing despite the recent announcement of an end to military operations. The ongoing conflict is preventing humanitarian organisations from delivering [...]

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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 [...]

2015/03/30 - Jordan

Gender equality is not just about economic empowerment, it is about fairness and equity and includes many political, social and cultural dimensions.Our team in Jordan identified a gender gap in in the cash for work scheme in Za’atari refugee camp. The « cash [...]

2015/03/23 - Myanmar

Internally displaced persons, or IDPs, are among the world’s most vulnerable people. Recent conflicts in Puta-O, Myanmar’s northernmost town of Kachin State, has displaced nearly 500 people.As a result, hundreds of people were left without food, shelter, [...]

2015/03/18 - South Sudan

Football is much more than just a game, it can inspire communities and break down barriers. Its universal appeal means it has a unique power and outreach and can be a really effective way to spread messages of peace and non-violence within communities [...]

2015/03/17 - Mali

In 2015, Bamako and Faragouaran in Mali are still temporary home to many Central Africans, Congolese, Ivorians, Chadians, Togolese, and Burkinabes refugees, living in precarious conditions. ACTED, with the support of UNHCR, is working to make sure that these [...]