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Tropical Storm Eloise: Women-led emergency teams help families to safety amid severe flooding

As Tropical Storm Eloise hurtles towards Mozambique and is expected to hit areas still recovering from the devastation of Cyclone Idai, ActionAid’s women-led local emergency teams are helping their

ActionAid Zambia: Mining companies must not be allowed to pollute with impunity

Konkola Copper Mines – a subsidiary of the UK-based mining giant Vedanta – has been polluting the main water source of surrounding villages in Chingola, in Zambia’s Copperbelt Province, and leaving a

ActionAid issues urgent appeal for more ambitious climate plans ahead of UN deadline for Paris agreement submissions

ActionAid is calling for increased ambition to limit global warming to 1.5°C and to support vulnerable nations as the UN deadline for governments’ plans to tackle climate change is fast approaching on

ActionAid International condemns the arrest of Nicholas Opiyo

ActionAid International is shocked and dismayed by the unlawful and brutal arrest of Mr. Nicholas Opiyo, the Chairperson of the Board of Directors of ActionAid International Uganda and renowned Human

Climate migration in South Asia set to treble by 2050 due to political inaction on global warming

More than 62 million South Asian people will be forced to migrate from their homes due to climate disasters by 2050, according to new research from ActionAid International and Climate Action Network

Climate Ambition Summit: ‘Glaring gap’ in support for Global South 

Climate pledges announced the Climate Ambition Summit, co-hosted by the UN and the UK on the fifth anniversary of the Paris Agreement, overlook the devastating loss and damage already being caused by


Ending G7 fossil fuel subsidies could generate $101bn to offset climate damages in the Global South by 2026

ActionAid International and The Robin Hood Tax Campaign call on G7 countries to make good on their commitment – enshrined in Article 8 of the Paris Agreement – to provide finance to support the world

New ActionAid research shows stark reality of Covid-19’s impact on young women’s lives in the developing world

ActionAid surveyed 1,219 young women living in urban areas across India, Ghana, Kenya and South Africa revealing lockdown measures have aggravated the pre-existing inequalities they face.


Shell climate case: NGOs take fossil fuel giant to court

ActionAid is one of seven environmental and human rights organisations, led by Friends of the Earth Netherlands, taking legal action against Shell to demand it reduces its emissions in line with


‘Zambia’s bondholders must demonstrate a measure of humanity’

Reacting to news that bondholders today have rejected Zambia's last-ditch effort to avoid plunging into default, ActionAid is calling for urgent debt cancellation to prevent the suffering of millions