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Humanitarian Response in Nalolo, Zambia
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World Food Day 2020

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Tamanna is helping her younger sister with her studies
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Has gender equality been put into lockdown?

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Schoolchildren in India have been affected by Covid-19 school closures
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Covid-19 lockdown and school closures force girls into early marriage

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Destruction caused by Typhoon Molave
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Typhoon Molave hits Vietnam after a month of flooding and landslides

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Young women protest against police violence in Nigeria holding a pink sign that says 'Nigerian lives matter'
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#EndSARS protests: ActionAid calls for peace and justice

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 Nurse Margaret Kasolo, 57, educates women at Kawala Health Center IV in Kampala, Uganda
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$2.8bn ‘tax gap’ exposed by ActionAid research reveals tip of the iceberg of ‘Big Tech’s big tax bill’ in the global south

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Emergencies

Women walk home after receiving food assistance packs at Chitenderano distribution point in Nyazura
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Southern Africa food and climate crisis

More than nine million people in Southern Africa are facing severe food shortages.
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Women from Tungan Nasara community carry their relief packages as they prepare to return to their home
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Our response to the Covid-19 pandemic

Our local teams have already reached  five million people across 40 countries, but this crisis is far from over.
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ActionAid's emergency response in Beirut
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ActionAid's Beirut Blast response plan

Emergency response appeals will fund crucial and life-saving work to house and protect women and girls.
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Our work falls into four broad areas: women, politics and economics, land and climate, and emergencies. We have a particular focus on women’s rights; it’s a thread that runs through all our work.

AAP’s staff members and youth volunteers distributing medical protective equipment and hygiene products to 300 Palestinian families in home quarantine.

Covid-19 Appeal

Our local teams have already reached five million people across 40 countries, from distributing millions of food packages to funding life-saving women’s shelters.

But this crisis is far from over. And we urgently need your help to support the world’s most vulnerable communities.

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