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Snow storm in Northern Jordan: Emergency shelters and blankets distributions to Syrian refugees in host communities

ACTED activated its emergency response department last week due to extreme cold weather event in Mafraq governorateIn response to cold weather predict...

Improving water access of the population in Ghazir

The Syrian conflict, which has seen over 9 million people flee their homes, has affected thousands more in the neighboring countries. Though much has...

Philippines, Typhoon Melor: ACTED's continuous WASH emergency response

On December 14th, typhoon Melor, known in the Philippines under the name of ‘Nona', struck the Philippines, killing 42 people and causing over 1.2 mil...

Enhancing food security and nutrition for Jordanian and Syrian refugee households through improved access to safe and nutritious food

ACTED Jordan promotes homestead and community gardening, and hydroponic systems to enhance food security and nutrition in Northern Jordan.ACTED Jordan...

An appeal to end the suffering in Syria

Three years ago, the leaders of UN humanitarian agencies issued an urgent appeal to those who could end the conflict in Syria. They called for every e...

2016/02/04
Jordan | Emergency

Snow storm in Northern Jordan: Emergency shelters and blankets distributions to Syrian refugees in host communities

ACTED activated its emergency response department last week due to extreme cold weather event in Mafraq governorateIn response to cold weather predictions in Northern Jordan, [...]

2016/02/04
Lebanon |

Improving water access of the population in Ghazir

The Syrian conflict, which has seen over 9 million people flee their homes, has affected thousands more in the neighboring countries. Though much has been accomplished to provide [...]

2016/01/27
Philippines | Emergency

Philippines, Typhoon Melor: ACTED's continuous WASH emergency response

On December 14th, typhoon Melor, known in the Philippines under the name of ‘Nona', struck the Philippines, killing 42 people and causing over 1.2 million euros in damage.Melor [...]

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2016/02/05 - Cambodia

ACTED and its partners gathered for their third annual workshop on reducing the risk of sexual and gender based violence (SGBV) against entertainment workers in Phnom PenhACTED and its project partners gathered for a workshop on the safety of entertainment [...]

2016/02/05 - oPT

@ACTED oPT/2015 - War damaged houses in Deir Al BalahFollowing the 2014 war in Gaza, over 170,000 households have had their homes damaged during the fighting with damages ranging from minor damages to total destruction. For several months, reconstruction has [...]

2016/01/20 -

ACTED has been taking action for two years in the south of Walikale territory, in the North Kivu Region (Democratic Republic of Congo), with the support of the Switzerland Cooperation (DDC). An unstable security context is affecting the region, due to many [...]

2016/01/18 - Cambodia

ACTED and Social Services Cambodia (SSC) provide training to district and communal police officers to better support entertainment workers who file SGBV complaintsACTED and SSC’s staff provided participatory training sessions to 45 district and communal [...]

2016/01/18 - Lebanon

Lebanese and Syrian women during a sewing session held in the Jbeil’s Social Development Centre, Lebanon.With funding from the Centre de Crise et de Soutien (a service provided by the French Ministry of foreign affairs), ACTED launched the “Empowerment of [...]

2016/01/15 - DRC

In the Bomongo territory in the Équateur district (Democratic Republic of the Congo), water-borne diseases, caused by bad heatlth habits and destroyed or neglected infrastructures, have increased. ACTED, with the support of the Department for International [...]

2016/01/05 - Syria

In Syria, the collapse of basic public services and destruction of agriculture infrastructures, coupled with increasing prices of agricultural inputs and decreasing monthly income, have led to a massive diminution of crop production and yields. In the Idleb [...]

2015/12/17 -

Sexual gender-based violence (SGBV) from an insider’s perspective: three must reads to understand ACTED’s work within entertainment establishments in Phnom PenhEach day, ACTED’s field team in Cambodia visits women working in entertainment establishments ( [...]

2015/12/17 -

Together hand-in-hand for a world with better sanitationEach year, on the 19th of November, the UN World Toilet Day calls on the global community to renew its efforts to address key sanitation issues. The theme for 2015 was ‘Sanitation and Nutrition’. Poor [...]

2015/12/04 -

  Hepatitis A is a viral liver disease that can cause mild to severe illness and is closely associated with unclean water, inadequate sanitation and poor personal hygiene. This summer, several cases of Hepatitis A were identified in Azraq refugee camp in [...]