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04 Apr 2017 description
report ACT Alliance

The Horn of Africa is once again hit by drought. It is not the first time but this time it is critical. The current drought is projected to become the worst in decades, even worse than the one that led to the 2011 East Africa famine.[1] The good news, providing hope, is that the situation could be mitigated. However, the tragic reality is that little has been done. There is a need for a long-term solution for the region, which is continuously hit by climate change related events.

23 Mar 2017 description
report ACT Alliance

Appeal Target: US$ US$ 9,161,771.54
Balance Requested: US$ US$ 8,337,142.54

THE CRISIS: Famine Crisis in South Sudan

28 Feb 2017 description
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Across South Sudan, more than 3 million people have been forced to flee their homes and nearly 7.5 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance and protection (OCHA, Humanitarian Response Plan 2017) as a result of multiple and deepening crises, including conflict, inter-communal violence, economic decline, disease, and climatic shocks, which have led to displacement, distress, destitution and death.

17 Jan 2017 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

THE CRISIS

The 2017 Darfur Programme (DP) Appeal marks the 14th anniversary of the joint Caritas Internationalis (CI) and ACT Alliance (ACT) collaboration which commenced in 2004. NCA provides the legal basis for the operation in Darfur as well as taking the lead responsibility for management, procurement and financial management on behalf of the two networks. The operational entity has to be referred to in its totality as the NCA DP.

23 Jul 2016 description
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1. Brief description of the emergency and impact

On July 9th renewed clashes broke out in the South Sudanese capital of Juba due to a reported power struggle between the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) in the government and the SPLA opposition.

13 Jun 2016 description
report ACT Alliance

Appeal Target: US$ 491,315

Total Pledges: US$ 411,795

Balance Requested: US$ 79,520

Geneva, 13, June 2016

Dear Colleagues,

18 Feb 2016 description
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ACT Alliance builds the capacity of local communities through an EU initiative.

Lives can be saved if people in local communities know what to do before, during and after a disaster. This is why today (18 February 2018) ACT Alliance, in cooperation with European Universities and with the support of the EU Aid Volunteers initiative, starts a capacity training programme.

21 Dec 2015 description
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Appeal Target: US$ 8,818,426

Balance Requested: US$ 8,818,426

Geneva, 18 December 2015

Dear Colleagues,

16 Nov 2015 description
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Appeal Target: US$ 373,030

Balance Requested: US$ 75,757

Geneva, 16 November 2015

Dear Colleagues,

04 Nov 2015 description
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Geneva, 04 November 2015

1. Brief description of the emergency and impact

15 Apr 2015 description
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Appeal Target: US$ 507,887

Balance Requested: US$ 507,887

Geneva 15 April 2015

Dear Colleagues,

South Sudan is facing violence since almost 16 months, steaming from a power struggle between the incumbent President Salva Kiir and his former deputy Dr. Riek Machar, which erupted on 15th December 2013 in Juba when Mr. Kiir accused Mr. Machar of staging a coup. Violence has since prevailed and is often breaking out along ethnical lines between Dinka and Nuer tribes.

27 Feb 2015 description
report ACT Alliance

Appeal Target: US$ 993,006

Balance Requested: US$ 991,075

Geneva, 25 February 2015

Dear Colleagues,

Since more than 12 months hostilities have affected the South Sudanese population, steaming from a power struggle between the incumbent President Salva Kiir and his former deputy Dr. Riek Machar. On the evening of the 15th December 2013 violence erupted in Juba when Mr. Kiir accused Mr. Machar of staging a coup. This violence has since prevailed.

13 Oct 2014 description
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Appeal Target: US$ 1,055,182

Less pledges/contributions: US$ 872,021

Balance Requested: US$ 183,161

Geneva, 13 October 2014 Dear Colleagues,

12 Sep 2014 description
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Geneva, 12th September 2014

1. Brief description of the emergency and impact

03 Jun 2014 description
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“The rebels attacked in the middle of the night. It was terrifying. People were being killed around us. My house and belongings were burned. We just got out and ran without bringing anything with us. There was no time. The people with things on their backs were being shot for what they were carrying,” said Monika Yar, of Bor, in South Sudan.

23 May 2014 description
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Appeal Target: US$ 2,123,291
Less pledges/contributions: US$ 208,873
Balance Requested: US$ 1,914,508

Geneva, 23 May 2014

Dear Colleagues,

07 May 2014 description
report ACT Alliance

Renewed commitment by opposing parties in the South Sudan conflict to secure humanitarian access to provide aid for the hundreds of thousands of displaced people within the country is step forward toward active protection of civilians, ACT Alliance has said.

01 May 2014 description
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A high-level delegation of faith leaders is to meet church leaders and government officials from South Sudan, in the aftermath of killings in churches, mosques and United Nations bases that left hundreds dead and prompted fears the four-month conflict could escalate.

The delegation, co-initiated by ACT Alliance, is urging government officials to immediately take action to stop the killings of innocent and unarmed civilians by ordering a ceasefire. Meetings are scheduled to take place on May 2 and 3.

25 Apr 2014 description
report ACT Alliance

Across South Sudan, civilians caught in the crossfire between warring groups desperately seek shelter and safety. Often it has been ACT Alliance members that have helped them survive.