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Two billion people suffering from hidden hunger

Two billion people suffering from hidden hunger according to 2014 Global Hunger Index, even as levels of hunger in many developing countries decrease....

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...

ACTED Communique on the Assassination of David Haines

September 14 2014 - ACTED aid agency is deeply appalled and horrified by the assassination of David Haines. ACTED strongly condemns with the utmost o...

Philippines | Rehabilitation

Choose Handwashing, Choose Health

Students from 20 schools in Guiuan and Mercedes municipalities, Eastern Samar province, in the Philippines celebrated Global Handwashing day 2014. The seventh Global Handwashing [...]

Lebanon | Emergency

Responding to the economic impact of the Syrian conflict in marginalized Akkar region

The economic situation of local populations in Akkar has been drastically affected by the Syrian crisis, due notably to the region’s marginalization within the Lebanese economy [...]

Philippines | Rehabilitation

Empowering Communities to Rebuild and Recover in the Philippines

Typhoon Haiyan damaged or destroyed nearly 1.1 million houses in the Philippines and displaced approximately 4.1 million people. Northern Leyte, is a province of the Philippines [...]


2014/10/24 - South Sudan

In South Sudan’s capital Juba, ACTED is providing sanitation facilities – latrines, showers and laundry points – for 11,000 people who have been displaced by the ongoing crisis and are seeking refuge in a United Nations base. ACTED’s Water, Sanitation, and [...]

2014/10/21 - Kenya

WEST POKOT [ACTED News] - In Kenya’s West Pokot region ACTED is working with the Kenyan Red Cross and support from the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development to increase communities’ ability to mitigate risks and support them in diversifying [...]

2014/10/20 - South Sudan

Up to 95% of South Sudan’s population depends on farming, fishing or herding to meet their food and income needs; yet South Sudan faces the world’s worst food crisis. The conflict since December 2013 prevented farmers from accessing their fields during the [...]

2014/10/17 - Philippines

[ACTED News] - Nearly a year after Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Philippines, thousands of families continue to struggle to repair or rebuild their homes. The construction of of 300 houses with ACTED’s support in Northern Leyte, one of the areas hit hardest [...]

2014/09/26 -

"To David’s Family, words could never possibly express how deeply sorry we are for your loss, and the loss of David to all of his friends and colleagues worldwide. I never had the pleasure to meet David. However, he has been in my thoughts for the last [...]

2014/09/26 -

"My heart broke into pieces when I heard the horrifying murder of David. He was a member of our family, all ACTED staff are like a joint family and we love each other. I am very sorry about him, I wish he was still with us. May he rest in peace. My deep [...]

2014/09/26 -

"His humanity, bravery, ambition and passion led him to be a hero in a land where people in great need for such a magnificent character, all that made him an idol in our present time. We all, ACTED – his second family; brothers and sisters of David Hanes send [...]

2014/09/24 - Cote d'Ivoire

Je suis profondément touché par ce crime infâme qui ne doit en aucun cas resté impuni. Je tiens à exprimer mes condoléances les plus attristés à la famille et proches de David. Que son âme repose en paix ! [...]

2014/09/22 -

"Dear David's Family, It is realy a sad news, we are with you in these bitter experiences, we appreciate Mr. David's efforts towards humanitarian works, we pray to have justice." [...]

2014/09/22 -

"To the family of David, Although I have never met David, but I was deeply grieved by his loss. How could anyone harm a person who left his life and family behind to be part of a humanitarian cause and support vulnerable people!!!! I know that nothing will [...]


GHI 2014

Two billion people suffering from hidden hunger according to 2014 Global Hunger Index, even as levels of hunger in many developing countries decrease. Report says food quality is equally important as quantity.