Funds Sent To: Churches Action in Relief and Development (CARD)
Amount Sent: US$ 40,500
Date: 22 December 2009
Details of Response
Emergency: Earthquake and Cyclone in Malawi
Date of Emergency: 20 December 2009
Churches Action in Relief and Development
Evangelical Development Service (ELDS)
Norwegian Church Aid Darfur Programme
Appeal Target: US$ 12,327,679 (EUR 8,629,376 )
22nd December 2009
As we appeal to our member organisations for their support for the NCA Darfur Programme in 2010, it is important to note that this programme was established in mid-2004 as a joint response to the urgent humanitarian needs of the displaced and host communities in Darfur.
NEW YORK - The way ACT International handled the tsunami catastrophe is an example for others. The members were effective; they understood the need for coordination. "They did well". These are the words of Jan Egeland, the UN undersecretary for humanitarian affairs during the tsunami five years ago.
Appeal Target: US$ 9,180,367
Balance Requested: US$ 4,096,643
Geneva, 21 December 2009
On 2 - 3 May 2008 a massive cyclone (Nargis) hit Myanmar (Burma) affecting the lives of approximately 24 million people in 115 townships, according to United Nations (UN) estimates and collective assessments by the international communities. Winds of 200km per hour swept through the Irrawaddy Delta and the former capital of Yangon leaving devastation in its wake.
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - By Thomas Ekelund
"My child has stopped talking" one woman says. "I have a boy who is 15 years old. Since the war he has become a bed-wetter. He can't go to the bathroom at night", says another. We are at the Ahli Ali Hospital in the centre of Gaza City. The hospital offers a psychosocial program to women once admitted at the hospital. It is a life saver, one woman says.
At Ahli Ali hospital 20 women are gathered for a three hours work shop.