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For decades, Shell has been devastating communities in the Niger Delta with oil spills, gas flaring, environmental destruction and human rights abuses.
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Shell’s net zero climate plans need land up to three times the size of the Netherlands for carbon offsets

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On the night of May 11th, the people of Gaza city endured non-stop strikes by Israeli warplanes.
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Gaza violence: Civilians must be protected from further death and destruction

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Muna Al-Kurd
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ActionAid condemns the escalating violence in oPt and calls for an immediate end to forced evictions

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

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

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On the night of May 11th, the people of Gaza city endured non-stop strikes by Israeli warplanes.
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Gaza violence: Civilians must be protected from further death and destruction

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Monalisa, 16, volunteers during an ActionAid Nepal relief distribution, April 2020.
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Nepal Covid crisis: ‘Our gravest fears are turning into reality’

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ActionAid India is providing much needed support to vulnerable workers and communities on the frontlines of the Covid crisis.
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India Covid crisis: Vulnerable frontline workers hit hard by virus

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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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