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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...

Watch: Farming, business and gender equality in West Pokot, Kenya

In this video Japheth, a local farmer, tells his story. After an ACTED training on how to grow good crops, he has increased his and his family’s livin...

Before the Monsoon: Delivering Shelter Assistance to Nepal’s Earthquake Affected Communities

The earthquakes of April and May 2015 will forever be imprinted in the minds and landscape of Nepal’s central districts; leaving more 8,000 people dea...

Towards a cost-efficient household water distribution network in Za’atari camp

Every day ACTED delivers water to tens of thousands of refugees living in the extremely water scarce Za’atari refugee camp in Jordan. To make sure eve...

Major food and fuel crisis in Yemen

An international military operation began in Yemen on March 26th 2015, since then an estimated 300,000 people have been displaced throughout the count...

2015/07/02
Kenya | Development

Watch: Farming, business and gender equality in West Pokot, Kenya

In this video Japheth, a local farmer, tells his story. After an ACTED training on how to grow good crops, he has increased his and his family’s living standards. Before he mostly [...]

2015/07/01
France | Development

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 gather representatives of [...]

2015/06/30
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Recreating livelihoods for displaced persons in Bamako

During the 2012 conflict in Mali, thousands of people displaced from northern Mali came to Bamako to escape violence and disruption of basic services. However, in Bamako many [...]

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2015/06/30 - Yemen

ACTED is deeply concerned by the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Raymah governorate, where 85% of the population requires assistance.Food insecurity has remained at Phase 3 “crisis” level since July 2012 and has risen by 25% since the start of the [...]

2015/06/30 - Tajikistan

Since 2014, ACTED teams have been working on building the disaster resilience of communities within the Ferghana Valley. This cross-border effort, spanning Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, aims at reducing community vulnerability to natural hazards by investing in [...]

2015/06/23 - Yemen

It is now three months since the airstrikes began in Yemen. 1,297 civilians have been killed, including 135 children, and over 1 million people have been displaced from their homes.21 million (some 80% of the entire population) are in need of some form of [...]

2015/06/18 -

Azraq refugee camp currently hosts more than 16,000 Syrian refugees, 55% of whom are children. World Refugee Day (WRD) in Azraq was celebrated in school in Azraq with puppet shows, face painting, sketches, games, and songs for children between 6 and 12 years [...]

2015/06/18 - oPT

The level of unemployment among the Palestinian youth is very high, this is why ACTED teams participated in the ‘Business Forum and Career Day’ organized by GIZ in the occupied Palestinian territories on June 10th 2015.Over 200 graduates of the [...]

2015/06/17 - CAR

One and a half years after the security crisis that struck Bangui, over 35,000 people are still displaced in 34 sites in the capital. Different studies show that people really want to return to their homes and neighbourhoods. Unfortunately, many displaced [...]

2015/06/10 - Cambodia

Cambodia's tourism industry has undergone continuous and rapid development, while the number of tourists has been lifted to new heights. While the Cambodian tourism industry is booming, it is essential to promote ethical business practices within its [...]

2015/05/26 - Yemen

The northern governorate of Al Jawf is increasingly impacted by the wider Yemen conflict, yet has struggled to gain the attention of the international humanitarian community. Airstrikes continue, whilst hundreds of displaced people enter from other areas. [...]

2015/05/22 - Yemen

It took only hours for a five day humanitarian pause in Yemen to end and for airstrikes to again resume. Now 1,820 people are dead, 7,330 injured, and 545,719 displaced from their homes. Whilst the five-day lull did not see a cessation of ground conflict [...]

2015/05/20 - Philippines

After typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines in 2013, most water, sanitation and hygiene infrastructures were damaged or destroyed in Eastern Samar, the worse hit province of the Philippines. After more than a year, most people managed to rebuild their houses, [...]