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ACTED, which stands for Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development, is a non-governmental, non-political, and non-profit organization that was founded in 1993. Headquartered in Paris, France, ACTED provides humanitarian aid and development assistance to people in need, particularly in areas affected by emergencies, conflicts, or natural disasters.

ACTED's approach is based on the principles of neutrality, impartiality, and independence. They aim to empower local communities by providing them with the resources, knowledge, and tools necessary to improve their living conditions and build resilience against future crises. ACTED's activities encompass various sectors, including emergency relief, food security, water and sanitation, health care, education, economic development, and governance.

ACTED operates in more than 35 countries across Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and the Caribbean, partnering with local communities, international organizations, and governments to implement projects tailored to the needs of vulnerable populations.