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‘Most of our surgery is done under headlights. There is no electricity at all.’: Doctors at Al-Awda Hospital in northern Gaza resume life-saving work   

Doctors at Al-Awda Hospital in northern Gaza are once again delivering babies and saving lives against the odds amid incredibly challenging conditions after a siege of the facility ended.  

New COP29 president has his work cut out – deliver the cash needed for a fossil fuel phase-out

Reacting to the appointment of Mukhtar Babayev as the COP29 president, ActionAid International’s Global Lead on Climate Justice, Teresa Anderson said:  

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Pregnant women in Gaza deprived of food and water as mothers unable to feed their newborn babies

In the midst of Gaza’s spiraling food crisis, tens of thousands of pregnant women are going desperately hungry, while mothers are so malnourished they are unable to breastfeed their newborn babies


ActionAid calls for the immediate release of doctors in Gaza, after the manager of a hospital run by its partner Al-Awda is arrested  

Hospitals in Gaza are continuing to come under intense attack, leaving staff struggling to save lives amid near-impossible conditions.


Exclusion of financial services from #CSDDD is a serious blow to the EU's climate commitment, just after COP28, says ActionAid 

After yesterday’s decision at COP28, the EU’s work to secure this goal is already being undermined by developments at home. The decision today by the European legislator to exclude financial services


Calls to move beyond rhetoric to help end violence in the occupied Palestinian territory and Israel are welcome, but root causes must be addressed

After a Foreign Affairs Council meeting yesterday, and the forthcoming European Council meeting on Thursday and Friday, ActionAid is urging Europe to take the opportunity to act and show global


New COP28 draft on adaptation disappointing, ActionAid says

Teresa Anderson, Global Climate Justice Lead at ActionAid International, says: “It’s absolutely critical that countries on the front lines of the climate crisis take decisive action to address the


New Global Stocktake text a ‘giant step backwards’ on fossil fuels, ActionAid warns

Teresa Anderson, Global Climate Lead at ActionAid, said: “The previous COP28 draft text broke new ground in proposing a phase out of fossil fuels. To take it over the finishing line we just needed to


FAO’s roadmap fails to target agricultural emissions, ActionAid warns

Teresa Anderson, ActionAid’s Global Climate Justice Lead, says:

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Joint NGO Statement on Global Humanitarian Overview Launch

As diverse NGOs delivering aid across multiple crises, in accordance with humanitarian principles, we bear witness to growing humanitarian needs and the tremendous suffering of millions of people. We