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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...

Planting trees and recycling water in Azraq refugee camp

Water tap stands (upper left) create runoff that is collected in shallow drainage areas. ACTED partnered with Medical Corps (IMC) and Technisches Hilf...

Majuli Island now better prepared and equipped to respond to disasters

Majuli, located where the Brahmaputra and Subansari rivers meet, is highly prone to flooding, along with risks of cyclones, earthquakes, riverbank ero...

Fighting disease to keep kids in school

443 million school days are lost each year due to water-related diseases. If the Millennium Development Goal targets on water and sanitation were met,...

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...

2015/02/23
Philippines | Rehabilitation

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 was in Guiuan this Friday 27 [...]

2015/02/23
Philippines | Rehabilitation

President François Hollande meets our team in Guiuan, the Philippines

ACTED’s emergency responseSuper Typhoon Haiyan, also called Yolanda in the Philippines, struck the country on November 8th 2013. The extremely violent cyclone hit 9 regions of the [...]

2015/02/20
India | Emergency

Majuli Island now better prepared and equipped to respond to disasters

Majuli, located where the Brahmaputra and Subansari rivers meet, is highly prone to flooding, along with risks of cyclones, earthquakes, riverbank erosion, embankment breach, etc [...]

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2015/02/24 -

Food insecurity can directly or indirectly lead to conflict. Supporting people’s livelihoods and access to food in crisis situation is thus an urgent priority.Since the end of 2014, ACTED teams have been making it a priority to take into account the crisis [...]

2015/02/19 - Haiti

To tackle the political-institutional crisis suffered by Haiti, dozens of protests call for open and democratic governance. To ensure consistency with development policies in the country, ACTED made a commitment to work alongside civil society and local [...]

2015/02/17 - oPT

Due to recent crisis in the region, 10,000 homes have been destroyed leaving tens of thousands of people without proper shelter. Due to the slow pace of reconstruction in Gaza, occupied Palestinian Territory, as well as heavy rains and flooding this winter, [...]

2015/02/12 -

Collecting, storing and using vital information is essential for agencies to improve the impact of their action on the ground.As we all know, paper based data collection requires considerable time and resources and is vulnerable to human error. To improve how [...]

2015/02/11 - Afghanistan

Many vulnerable families suffer from harsh winter conditions affecting six provinces of northern Afghanistan. Some northern Afghan families have lost their homes and have been forced to live in tents or temporary accommodation, enduring low overnight [...]

2015/01/30 - oPT

180 youth, including 109 youth leaders, that have been involved in a youth empowerment project supported by the EU gathered in Ramallah and Gaza to discuss the impact of the project. The conferences involved working group sessions on communication and media, [...]

2015/01/22 - Mali

There are currently over 2000 urban refugees and 500 asylum seekers living in the capital of Mali, including hundreds of Central Africans who have had to flee their country over the past year. In 2015, UNHCR is working with ACTED to support these people [...]

2015/01/15 - Jordan

Azraq [ACTED News] - Nearly 100 children crowded into Azraq Camp’s community center in Jordan on New Year’s Eve to play games, sing and, learn about personal hygiene and health practices. The children were divided into small groups and assigned to ACTED [...]

2015/01/06 - MIDDLE EAST

A refugee's tent caved in by heavy snow in Zaatari camp.ACTED Solid Waste Management team assists in repairing damages caused by the Huda storm in Zaatari camp.ACTED Solid Waste Management team reconstructs a tent that fell down due to the strong weather [...]

2014/12/31 - Philippines

ACTED Philippines [ACTED News] – Tropical Storm "Jangmi", locally known as Seniang, made landfall in the Philippines near the city of Hinatuan, on Mindanao's northeastern coast, early on December 29 (local time) and left a trail of destruction as it moved [...]