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Emergency response

When an emergency occurs, we respond fast to give people what they need most to survive – whether it’s food, shelter, medical care or other essential items. We’re in for the long-haul too, supporting communities in protracted crises until they’re able to get back on their feet. We also work with communities at risk to prepare in advance, which saves lives when disaster strikes.

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Through the ACT Alliance we have partners on the ground in 130 countries, enabling us to respond immediately to emergencies wherever they occur. 

Your support is currently helping to deliver life-saving assistance to Syrian families living in refugee camps in Jordan, including food rations for families who are going hungry and urgent medical case so parents can keep their children healthy and safe. 

In the Pacific region, you’re helping disaster-prone communities prepare for future disasters and reduce their impact, meaning less lives lost and a faster recovery for those affected. 

Find out more about our Syria Crisis Appeal here.

More ways to take action

Bloody conflicts across Africa have forced millions of women and children from their homes. Help them get the medical care and support they need to survive.

Cyclone Gita has devastated Tongan communities, destroying everything in its path. Please help provide the emergency shelter, food and clean water they desperately need.

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.