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From emergency to sustainable adaptation: Tackling food insecurity in South Sudan

South Sudan is in a dire humanitarian crisis. Earlier this year, famine was declared in two counties of Unity state where conflict and mass displacem...

Breaking barriers: Promoting inclusive development and empowerment through job fairs

PBYRC-JOHUD and ACTED, with the support from the European Union (EU), organized their 8th job fair in Irbid. This activity took place within a wider A...

Dismantling systemic barriers in accessing justice: Towards sustainable human development for all

Laura joined the ACTED Kyrgyzstan/Uzbekistan team as part of the EU Aid Volunteer initiative in September 2017, working in the field of research and p...

Two new interesting challenges for ACTED in Azraq camp, Jordan

In September 2017, ACTED Jordan, with funding from UNOCHA, UNICEF and GIZ, began two new projects in Azraq refugee camp: the first, the construction o...

The Inequalities of Hunger: Global Hunger Index Spotlights Uneven Progress in Reducing Hunger

Global hunger levels have fallen more than a quarter since 2000, but more recent rising hunger scores of several countries in the 2017 Global Hunger I...

2017/11/17
Philippines | Development

A new building block for success: Ruby’s story, through struggle to achievements

Mrs. Ruby is a beneficiary of one of the 126 new shelters recently handed over by ACTED to relocate families whose house was destroyed by Typhoon Haiyan in 2013. After recovering [...]

2017/11/16
Myanmar, Thailand | Development

Into Karenni country: A story of the past, present and future

A former refugee, graduated from ACTED’s training and now an electronics shop owner, brings us back to his village and to the troubled history of South-East Myanmar.A village not [...]

2017/11/16
Philippines | Emergency

A story from Marawi

With two minor sons, two granddaughters and a sickly husband, it has been difficult for 61-year-old Babo Aisa to cope with their daily needs in their temporary shelter in Barangay [...]

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2017/11/16 - Cambodia

Despite Cambodia’s achievements in economic development and the significant reduction in poverty rate to 13.5% in 2014, there is still a major challenge of growing inequality between urban population and rural poor. Many young people do not have the required [...]

2017/11/08 - Sri Lanka

Within the framework of the EU-funded project aiming at promoting fundamental rights and freedoms in the Northern and Eastern provinces of Sri Lanka, ACTED has been conducting since October until the end of the year its second round of mobile legal and [...]

2017/10/24 - India

ACTED in India has now completed one of the targets of its project: as part of a public information campaign organised within the framework of ACTED’s EU-funded project to improve access to information on public schemes and enhance accountability of public [...]

2017/10/13 - Uganda

ACTED field teams collect data from 1,500 refugees and host community members, to produce vulnerability assessment within the West Nile regionACTED, in partnership with UNDP, is currently undertaking a widescale vulnerability assessment of South Sudanese [...]

2017/10/10 - Kyrgyzstan

On the 3rd and the 5th of May 2017, two earthquakes of 5.9 and 5.8 magnitude occurred in northern Tajikistan, not far from the Kyrgyz border. About 5.000 Kyrgyzstanis from the Chong Alay district have been affected by aftershocks which have destroyed houses, [...]

2017/10/09 - Philippines

Distrubition of Shelter Repair kits and Hygiene kitsFrom the 2nd to the 6th October 2017, ACTED, via his “Rapid Response Mechanism” approach supported by the “Centre de Crise” conducted several distribution of relief goods to the population affected by the [...]

2017/10/09 - Philippines

On 6 October 2017, ACTED, with the support of the municipality of Guiuan, inaugurated the 126 new houses built in Barangay Cogon, Guiuan, Eastern Samar.This inauguration is the achievement of a two-years project signed in February 2017 in presence of the [...]

2017/09/28 - India

Team Metamorphosis, a civil society organisation with whom ACTED and its partner NEICORD are working in Northeast India to implement an EU-funded project, has been awarded the Governor’s Gold Medal in recognition of the services rendered for uplifting the [...]

2017/09/20 - Sri Lanka

ACTED and its partners People in Need and Helvetas, all part of the Alliance2015 consortium in Sri Lanka, have successfully completed a cash distribution project on the 13th of September, as planned. This three-month project was aimed at supporting the early [...]

2017/09/20 - Niger

On 10th September, Mark Lowcock, the United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator and the Head of OCHA , have been on the N'Gagam (Diffa, Niger) displaced persons site. The N'Gagam site is housing 15,000 [...]