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‘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


Typhoon Vamco slams communities already hit by Typhoon Goni

ActionAid responds to Tyhpoon Vamco (Ulysses) in the Philippines, as it tears through communities that only a week and a half ago were hit by Super Typhoon Goni.


Indigenous and rural women lead emergency response in typhoon-hit communities

As communities in the Philippines confront the devastation caused by Super Typhoon Goni and now face the threat of Typhoon Vamco, indigenous and rural women are providing emergency relief to families

ActionAid congratulates Joe Biden and Kamala Harris on being elected President and Vice President of the USA

ActionAid congratulates Joe Biden and Kamala Harris on being elected the next President and Vice President of the United States of America. With a statement from Niranjali Amerasinghe, executive

Young volunteers support Palestinian olive farmers after Israeli settler attacks

Young volunteers show support to Palestinian farmers with olive picking this year after violent attacks from Israeli settlers threatened to disrupt their vital harvest. 


Typhoon Molave hits Vietnam after a month of flooding and landslides

ActionAid prepares emergency response as one of the most powerful storms to hit Vietnam in two decades, Typhoon Molave, has battered the coastline and caused heavy rains, serious flooding, and


#EndSARS protests: ActionAid calls for peace and justice

ActionAid calls for peace in Nigeria and justice for the young people killed or injured when security agencies unleashed lethal force to quash the #EndSARS protests against police brutality in Nigeria

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$2.8bn ‘tax gap’ exposed by ActionAid research reveals tip of the iceberg of ‘Big Tech’s big tax bill’ in the global south

New research from ActionAid International reveals that 20 developing countries could be missing out on as much as $2.8bn in tax revenue from Facebook, Alphabet Inc. (parent company of Google) and


World Food Day: Women farmers most at risk from Covid-19 food crisis

On World Food Day, ActionAid releases early findings research into how measures to control Covid-19 are affecting the lives of women smallholder farmers across 14 countries in Africa and Asia*. It


ActionAid responds to G20 announcement on debt suspension

ActionAid responds as the G20 announces a six-month extension to the Debt Service Suspension Initiative during a meeting of the group’s finance ministers and central bank governors at this week’s