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Sri Lanka | Development

Women as agents of change: How women-led civil society organisations support their communities for poverty reduction and improved governance

Sri Lanka has a long history of community-based Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) formed to identify and address shared problems. Among them, Women Rural Development Societies ( [...]

Thailand | Development

A day in Ban Mai Nai Soi

It takes about one-hour drive to get there from Mae Hong Son, capital of the homonymous Province, in Northern Thailand. A tortuous road running through rice fields, mountains, and [...]

Thailand | Development

From camps to a new life: Two refugee women and their American dream

Jeh Meh and Neh Meh sit together, discussing about their future life out of the camps. Both of them are young refugee teachers. Both of them are now waiting for their resettlement [...]

Iraq | Emergency

Responding to the winter needs of conflict-affected families in the retaken governorates of Kirkuk and Salah al-Din

Since the retaking of Hawiga and Shirqat districts in northern Iraq from ISIL, ACTED has been a front-line responder in meeting the needs of the most vulnerable families, with [...]


December 5th, 2017

Signatories NGOs, operating in Yemen, call for an immediate cessation of hostilities across Yemen, including in Sanaa. NGO ask parties to the conflict to...


2018/01/08 - Philippines

On Friday 22nd December 2017, tropical storm Vinta (Tembin) made landfall over Mindanao region in Southern Philippines.Heavy rainfalls and winds over 90 kph (with gusts of 155 kph) caused flash flooding, landslides and severe damages to agriculture, [...]

2018/01/08 - Philippines

 ACTED relief assistance in Eastern SamarOn December 16th, tropical storm Urduja hit the Eastern Samar province causing damages, major floods and some 50 casualties.ACTED deployed an emergency team to conduct several assessments and identify humanitarian [...]

2017/12/28 -

With funding from UNOCHA, ACTED is supporting five municipalities in Mount Lebanon and North Lebanon to improve waste management practices, notably by renovating infrastructures and sensitizing their population to practices such as sorting waste.ACTED seeks [...]

2017/12/27 -

Communities in Pakistan are often struck by natural disasters which have detrimental impact on shelter, livelihoods, water and sanitation. In response, DFID is funding ACTED and other international NGOs through the ‘Building a Disaster Resilient Pakistan’ [...]

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 [...]