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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 a...

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...

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...

2015/08/26
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 [...]

2015/08/25
Jordan | Emergency

A small oasis flourishes in the middle of dry and hot Za’atari refugee camp

Many residents of Za'atari refugee camp for Syrian refugees have installed and are now using private bathrooms in their homes, which has left a number of water, sanitation [...]

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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 [...]

2015/07/24 - Mali

Niamoye is head of her household, and has eight people under her responsibility. She left her hometown Timbuktu, in Mali, in 2013 in fear of the ever advancing dangerous security climate. She tells us that her family ‘lost everything’ they had in Timbuktu, [...]

2015/07/24 - CAR

Ngossio is 28 years old. 6 months ago he still lived on a site for displaced people in Bimbo, a town in Bangui suburb. The crisis as well as the terrible events that have been taking place in Central Africa and particularly in Bangui since December 2013, have [...]

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Convergences World Forum 2015: Programme

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