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Colours of Resilience : In Film

ACTED and AptART are pleased to announce the screening of three original short films documenting the development of community-based street art project...


3 years of crisis #WithSyrians #WithSyria15 March 2014 marks three years since the Syrian uprising began. More than 130,000 lives have been lost and a...

Spaces to feel safe, for refugee children and youth

The crisis in Syria has caused for nearly 220,000 refugees to flee to the neighbouring Iraqi Kurdistan, seeking a safe space, opportunities, and hope...

Pursuing efforts to support displaced populations in South Sudan

Ensuring the effective coordination of sites for displaced populations in South SudanThe ongoing crisis in South Sudan has forced some 958,000 people...

"Being an actor of change is at the heart of my motivations."

After 3 years of missions for ACTED, Romain worked in 7 different countries, in situations where understanding, learning and adapting quickly are very...

Yemen | Development

Reviving cooperative spirit tackles the vicious cycle of poverty

Agricultural production is a key priority in ACTED’s regions of interventions, where many people rely on the production and trade of crops for food security. Agricultural [...]

Jordan | Emergency

Colours of Resilience : In Film

ACTED and AptART are pleased to announce the screening of three original short films documenting the development of community-based street art projects in Refugee Camps and host [...]

oPT |

"There is a need to share knowledge and experiences between countries."

Maram has been working for ACTED since three years. She became project manager of the Electron Forum project in Palestine, aiming to strengthen the capacities of youth to become [...]


2014/04/22 - Afghanistan

[ACTED News] – Amidst all the election turmoil and uncertainty about the nation’s future, ACTED teams in Afghanistan, are supporting 4,000 primary school girls to go back to school at the beginning of the academic year. This programme is part of DFID’s Global [...]

2014/04/22 - Jordan

Za’atari [ACTED News] –  Playing on the road and hitching rides on moving cars are common pastimes for many of the children living in Za’atari. Road Safety Week will take place in Za’atari camp in the 3rd week of May to educate children about the dangers [...]

2014/04/17 - Tajikistan

DUSHANBE [ACTED News] – On April 1, tourism specialists from across Tajikistan met at the Bactria Cultural Centre to embark on the creation of a new nation-wide umbrella organization uniting tourism organizations.The new organization, created with the support [...]

2014/04/17 - Iraq

Erbil [ACTED News] – On the 8th of April, ACTED and other NGOs took part in a “Keep Kawergosk Clean” Initiative, in Kawergosk Syrians Refugee Camp, in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. After 10 days of preparations, the day was a resounding success. Staff from 11 [...]

2014/04/15 - Pakistan

ISLAMABAD [ACTED News] - In 2012 monsoon floods in Pakistan affected 2.5 million households across southern Punjab and Sindh province for the third time. Most of the affected communities are socio-economically disadvantaged with most households involved in [...]

2014/04/11 - India

[ACTED News] – Underdevelopment and limited livelihood opportunities means that a significant number of people living in India’s North East rely on government financed development schemes. For instance, one such scheme aims to strengthen livelihood security [...]

2014/04/11 - Iraq

ERBIL [ACTED News] – In refugee camps, far away from their homes, opportunities to get together and celebrate important days for Syrian refugees are rare.For the Syrian refugees that celebrate the Newroz new year, ACTED teams and other NGOs hosted a full day [...]

2014/04/08 - CAR

BANGUI [ACTED news] – In Bangui, ACTED teams have been working since March to support the resilience of communities affected by the conflicts in Central African Republic, with the support of UNDP. A 10 kilometre road section will be rehabilitated, employing [...]

2014/04/02 - Jordan

 AMMAN [ACTED News] – A street artwork project designed by Syrian and Jordanian youth and organised by ACTED in partnership with AptART in northern Jordan was showcased at a private viewing event hosted by ACTED and the French ambassador to Jordan.The [...]

2014/03/28 - South Sudan

AWERIAL [ACTED news] - Hostilities in and around the town of Bor in Jonglei State, South Sudan, has driven thousands of civilians to cross the river to Awerial County in Lakes State.Many of the 76,000 people displaced are living in open areas, sheltering [...]


REACH Brochure January 2014 - Informing More Effective Humanitarian Action

Why was REACH created?

To respond to two critical gaps in the humanitarian system:

  • Aid actors have limited information at the onset of an emergency
  • Aid actors have limited knowledge of the communities they support