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Heavy rains threaten communities left homeless by Tropical Storm Ana

Heavy rains and Tropical Cyclone Batsirai are threatening communities in Southern Africa left reeling after Tropical Storm Ana destroyed their homes, schools and farmland.

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Statement on ActionAid International’s Secretary General

ActionAid International announces that it has mutually agreed with Ms. Julia Sanchez to end her term as Secretary General.

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One year after Myanmar military’s seizure of power, aid agencies call for increased effort to end human suffering

The recent upsurge in military airstrikes and indiscriminate attacks against civilians in Myanmar highlight the failure of efforts to protect civilians from harm and find a durable solution to the

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Myanmar: A year of violence and unrest leaves millions of families in need of protection and support

One year on from the military takeover on 1 February 2021, Myanmar is facing a deepening humanitarian crisis as political turmoil, violence and Covid-19 push families deeper into poverty and hunger.

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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.

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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.

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

ActionAid responds to the final COP26 outcome: