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Afghanistan humanitarian crisis: Governments must ensure aid reaches those most in need

As talks focusing on Afghanistan’s humanitarian crisis begin in Oslo, ActionAid is calling on all governments to ensure that life-saving support can reach the communities most in need.

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Clean water an urgent priority in Tongan tsunami response

Women trained as emergency first responders in Tonga through the Shifting the Power Coalition are mobilising rapidly to distribute clean water to their communities after water sources were polluted by

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ActionAid partners assess damage after devastating tsunami hits Tonga

Young women trained as emergency first responders are assessing the scale of the damage in their communities after the Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha'apai volcano erupted in Tonga.


ActionAid International condemns deadly attack in Kayah State, Myanmar

ActionAid is horrified by reports of the attack on civilians in Kayah state which killed at least 35 people, including two staff members of the charity Save the Children.

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As winter approaches, millions of Afghans are facing a deepening food and malnutrition crisis

An escalating humanitarian crisis, severe drought and the Covid-19 pandemic have left millions of people in Afghanistan without enough food to eat.


Latest draft COP26 text 'a slap in the face for those on the frontlines of the climate crisis'

As the COP26 negotiations continue in Glasgow, ActionAid responds to the latest draft text.


COP26 outcome 'an insult to those whose lives are being torn apart by the climate crisis'

ActionAid responds to the final COP26 outcome:

COP26: ActionAid responds to US-China announcement to cooperate on climate action

In response to the U.S.-China Joint Glasgow Declaration on Enhancing Climate Action in the 2020s, Brandon Wu, ActionAid USA’s Director of Policy and Campaigns, said: "The Framework announced by the U

COP26: A text that creates the illusion of action is arguably worse than no text at all

ActionAid responds as the new draft text of the COP26 negotiation falls far short of the action and commitments needed to limit warming to 1.5˚C and support frontline communities.

World on track for 2.4˚C of warming despite raft of new net zero pledges at COP26

ActionAid responds as the Climate Action Tracker warns that the world is headed to at least 2.4˚C of warming and net zero targets are ‘just lip service to real climate action’.