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Florence Mramba
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'I am a human rights defender. 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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Fallen tree, Mozambique
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Tropical Storm Eloise: Women-led emergency teams help families to safety amid severe flooding

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Villagers affected by toxic pollution from a Vedanta-owned copper mine in Zambia.
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ActionAid Zambia: Mining companies must not be allowed to pollute with impunity

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Gas Flares in the Niger Delta
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ActionAid issues urgent appeal for more ambitious climate plans ahead of UN deadline for Paris agreement submissions

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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  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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