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Latest draft COP26 text 'a slap in the face for those on the frontlines of the climate crisis'

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COP26 outcome 'an insult to those whose lives are being torn apart by the climate crisis'

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COP26: ActionAid responds to US-China announcement to cooperate on climate action

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Palestine Day: More than 600 people join ActionAid Palestine’s Walk for Freedom

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Young Palestinians show solidarity with farmers during olive harvest

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In July, severe flooding killed six and displaced thousands of Rohingya refugees in Cox's Bazar.
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Rohingya volunteers are first to respond when emergencies hit Cox's Bazar

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Aid workers must be allowed to reach Afghanistan’s most vulnerable

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The world must not look away as the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan deepens

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Families in urgent need of food, water and shelter as thousands flee to Afghanistan’s cities

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