ACTED is a non-governmental organization. It was founded in 1993 as a private, non-political non-profit, headquartered in Paris. ACTED stands for "Agence d'Aide à la Coopération Technique et au Développement" or Technical Cooperation and Development Aid Agency.


ACTED is a humanitarian organization which intervenes in times of crisis, either immediately (rehabilitation projects), or in the medium and long term (development projects), under the following conditions:

*disasters linked to human factors
*natural disasters
*economic and social crises


*Emergency humanitarian aid
*Food safety
*Promotion of health issues
*Education and job training
*Economic development
*Promotion of cultural issues

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* [ Aid Watch]
* [ Observatoire de l'action humanitaire]

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