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Past Appeals

Paul Jeffrey/Lutheran World Federation

Act for Peace is an active member of the global ACT Alliance which is at work in over 140 countries. Because of this unique alliance, we are able to respond to the most critical humanitarian emergencies almost immediately in a concerted effort with our partners. Once we have helped provide immediate assistance we work with communities to rebuild lives and help them better prepare for disasters in the future. find information about Act for Peace's responses to recent emergencies here.

  • Vanuatu Cyclone Emergency Appeal

    It was the worst devastation we have seen. Tropical Cyclone Pam tore through Vanuatu on the 14th March, leaving the country devastated. Thanks to your generosity Act for Peace and our local partner were able to provide life saving emergency relief and have now been able to start long-term rebuilding efforts that the country will need to prosper in the future.

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  • Ebola Crisis

    Act Alliance/Act for Peace partners the Lutheran Development Service (LSD/ACT Alliance) and the Council of Churches in Sierra Leone (CCSL) are working with local communities to help contain the transmission of Ebola.

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  • Iraq Crisis Appeal

    Over 1 million civilians, mostly women and children, have been forced to flee their homes. Most have fled with nothing and urgently need help now. Please give generously to support displaced families today.

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  • Tonga Appeal

    People in Tonga suffer through devastating tropical cyclones every year. Tonga is ranked as the second most ‘at risk’ country from natural disaster in the world. Today, with your help, you can help provide the training and resources they need to prepare for and survive natural disasters.

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  • Zimbabwe Appeal

    Zimbabwe experiences a drought once every 3 years, and this year, low rainfall has destroyed crops in most parts of the country. Right now, more than one third of people living in rural Zimbabwe are battling malnutrition and facing extreme hunger.

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  • Nepal Earthquake Emergency Appeal

    Your generous gifts have been providing urgently needed food, water, blankets, clothes, medical supplies and shelter to the victims of the recent earthquake in Nepal.

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  • Gaza Appeal

    The people of Gaza urgently need your help. More than 1200 people have lost their lives already with the number rising every day.

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  • Ethiopia Appeal

    Help give sick and suffering refugees a chance at life in Ethiopia. Tekeste is a 10 year old boy who had a life threatening tumour. Thanks to donations from supporters like you, he was given a chance to survive. He has survived surgery to remove the tumour and now has the simple dream to one day become a teacher.

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  • Afghanistan Appeal

    Join over 100,000 caring Australians this year and support our appeal with a gift to help young girls like Kinah go to school in Afghanistan. You can give her the power to build a happier and more peaceful future for herself, her community and her country.

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  • Philippines typhoon emergency appeal

    Help people affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines rebuild their lives and get access to life-saving emergency assistance.

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  • Saving mothers in Pakistan

    In Pakistan, 12,000 women die from pregnancy-related causes every year. This means one woman dies every 43 minutes. What’s even more upsetting is that most of these deaths are preventable. Your gift today could make the difference between life and death for a woman about to give life.

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  • Horn of Africa drought appeal

    Act for Peace responded with emergency assistance to help people affected by severe drought in the Horn of Africa.

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  • Pakistan floods emergency appeal

    In July 2010, the worst monsoon floods to ever hit Pakistan forced millions of people to leave their homes for safety and left a trail of destroyed houses, water-supply schemes, farmland and infrastructure.

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  • Japan earthquake emergency appeal

    Act for Peace has supported partners working in Japan to provide emergency assistance to people affected by the massive earthquake and tsunami which struck on March 11.

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  • Haiti Earthquake Appeal

    In January 2010, a massive earthquake struck Haiti, causing unprecedented destruction and catastrophic loss of life. Act for Peace responded immediately to the disaster to provide relief assistance.

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Iraq Crisis Appeal

Iraq Crisis Appeal

In the past few weeks, violence has been spreading across Iraq, resulting in an urgent humanitarian crisis. Over 1 million civilians, mostly women and children, have been forced to flee their homes. Most have fled with nothing and urgently need help now.

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