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Video: Update on the current status of Covid-19 in Afghanistan

While infection rates in Afghanistan at first appeared meagre in comparison to other States, the month of May saw an eight to ten-fold increase in confirmed cases of Covid-19. Areas facing the highest infection rates remain population centres such as Kabul and Herat, as well as communities living towards the western border with Iran. An article in Le Monde newspaper one week ago carried a…

“I am better at my job than most men”

When one pictures a construction worker or a carpenter, the first thought for many is that this person is going…

La guerre au Yémen continue de faire rage et entre dans sa sixième année sans qu'une fin claire ne soit…

As inflation soars across Yemen, ACTED provides immediate cash assistance

The war in Yemen continues to rage into its sixth year with no clear end in sight. Communities have had…

Fighting Covid-19 with Myanmar refugees on the Thai-Myanmar border

Who could have supported ACTED Covid-19 home-visit interventions in refugee camps better than the residents themselves? To prevent the virus from entering Ban Mai Nai Soi and Ban Mae Surin refugee camps on the Thai-Myanmar border, 36 Myanmar refugees joined ACTED to conduct information sessions on Covid-19 and Hygiene Kits distribution to all camp residents. We asked four of them to share their experience with…

Providing new shelters to Yemenis affected by flash floods

Isolated in the low rising mountains on the Gulf of Aden, Yemeni families displaced from Al Hudaydah as a result…

Convergences publishes “3Zero: 100 Concrete Solutions for Tomorrow’s World”

At a time when the whole world is experiencing an unprecedented upheaval with day to day life brought to a…

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