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Reduce Poverty

Since the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) were introduced in 2000, two-thirds of the countries furthest from reaching the MDGs are in or emerging from conflict and experiencing high levels of armed violence. One billion people, including about 340 million of the world’s extreme poor, are estimated to live in the small group of conflict affected countries.

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It is the conflict affected countries which are being left behind and who risk becoming further trapped in cycles of conflict and poverty. Act for Peace works with partners to address the crippling state of poverty in many war-torn regions. We support a range of livelihood, health, water and food security programs. Conflict prevention and resolution are key steps towards reducing poverty in these regions. 

More ways to take action

Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya families have fled from violence and persecution in Myanmar. Currently living in makeshift camps in Bangladesh, they urgent need our help.

By giving a monthly gift, you can help bring safety, justice and dignity to people around the world who have fled from conflict and natural disasters.

Take the Act for Peace Ration Challenge during Refugee Week (June 2018) to raise money in support of refugees who have lost everything, and challenge perspectives – including your own.