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Dickson standing on his land
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'They came like a thief, demolished and destroyed the place'

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Florence Mramba
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'I have hopes that we will have our land back'

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Janet Nyeu Nyange at home
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‘I live in fear everyday of losing everything’

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ActionAid responds to horrifying levels of violence against civilians in Myanmar

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Angelina, 39, knows firsthand how the climate crisis and humanitarian disasters hit women and girls hardest.
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Governments must no longer ignore the soaring costs of the climate crisis in the global south

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In the Niger Delta, communities are also already seeing their lives and livelihoods destroyed by increasingly frequent and severe flooding, fuelled by the climate crisis.
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ActionAid warns 'net zero' targets create a false sense of climate progress

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Emergencies

Zimbabwe is experiencing its worst hunger crisis in more than a decade.
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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  25 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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