Posts tagged with ‘act alliance’

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Typhoon Haiyan Relief Video

by Karen Bokma

Typhoon Haiyan, known locally as Yolanda, ravaged a wide swath of the Philippines in November 2013. ACT Alliance member agencies and their local partners responded heroically to the humanitarian crisis. Three months after the storm, ACT Alliance General Secretary John Nduna came to the affected areas to see for himself how the ACT Alliance was […]

PWS&D Responds to Flash Floods and Landslides in India

by Karen Bokma

This summer Canadians experienced disaster — Lac-Mégantic and floods in southern Alberta. Presbyterians have responded in solidarity, extending their support to those affected. Beyond our borders, India is also experiencing disaster and tragedy. Torrential downpours, swirling flood waters and subsequent landslides between June 16 and 17, have caused a disaster of unprecedented proportions in India’s […]

PWS&D Joins $3.1 Million CFGB Response to Syria Crisis

by Karen Bokma

“Every night I go to bed thinking about what I will feed my family in the morning,” says a Syrian woman who fled with her family to a refugee settlement in Sidon, south of Beirut, Lebanon. That is why PWS&D is responding with CFGB and ACT Alliance to needs in the region.