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ActionAid reacts the resignation of HSBC’s chief executive Noel Quinn

Reacting to news of the resignation of HSBC’s chief executive Noel Quinn, ActionAid International’s Global Lead on Climate Justice Teresa Anderson, said:

“HSBC is in the climate spotlight for its

Your funding of climate-wrecking projects is robbing us of livelihoods and homes, communities tell global banks as AGM season kicks off

As major global banks Barclays, HSBC, and Citibank hold their Annual General Meetings (AGMs)

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After 200 days of crisis, Gaza is becoming a graveyard for women and girls, says ActionAid 

As the crisis in Gaza passes its 200th day, ActionAid is warning that Gaza is becoming a graveyard for women and girls. At least 70% of the more than 34,000 people killed

Time is up - IMF and World Bank must end colonial rule, says ActionAid

The time is up for the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank to continue with perpetuating a colonial rule, says ActionAid as the institutions concluded their Spring meetings in Washington DC

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$2.1 billion pledges for Sudan crisis a step in the right direction but immediate ceasefire still urgent, says ActionAid 

The international community took a significant step towards alleviating the crisis in Sudan, pledging $2.1 billion in humanitarian aid announced at the Paris Summit held on 15 April.

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All political and diplomatic means must be utilised to prevent increased civilian harm and further regional escalation - 13 NGOs warn

Recent escalations in the Middle East are unprecedented and risk regional conflagration, threatening the lives of millions of civilians, say a group of leading NGOs working in the region.

“The fish in the river are gone”- Fishing communities devastated by El Nino-induced drought, as Zimbabwe joins Malawi and Zambia in declaring a state of disaster

Over 20 million people in Southern Africa are facing a severe food security crisis due to the El Nino-induced drought. Affecting crop and livestock production as well as water availability in the

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11 INGOs call on the EU to act immediately to prevent famine in Gaza

11 INGOs call on the EU to act immediately to prevent famine in Gaza

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ActionAid's reaction to flooding in Maputo

Responding after heavy rains caused flooding in Maputo, ActionAid International Climate Justice Lead, Teresa Anderson said: