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"Garment workers don’t care about catching Covid-19, their main worry is that they will starve"

Phyo leads ActionAid Myanmar’s work supporting garment workers affected by the coronavirus crisis. Here she explains why the pandemic is leaving informal workers without any means to support their


ActionAid responds to COP26 delay

Harjeet Singh, global lead on climate for ActionAid, comments on the 26th UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) being delayed until 1st- 12th November 2021.

ActionAid provides food support to Cyclone Amphan survivors

ActionAid’s emergency teams are supporting communities as they face the devastation caused by Cyclone Amphan, amid the rising threat of Covid-19. Women leaders and young volunteers, trained by


Women lead ActionAid’s response to Cyclone Amphan

This piece outlines ActionAid's humanitarian response to Cyclone Amphan which is likely to make landfall in Bangladesh in May 2020


Covid-19 “could spread like wildfire” in Cox’s Bazar Rohingya refugee camp

Farah Kabir, Country Director at ActionAid Bangladesh, is available for interviews about the risk to Cox’s Bazar Rohingya refugee camp following two confirmed cases of Covid-19.

COVID-19 crisis shows South Asia is unprepared to protect climate migrants

New ActionAid led research finds that as more people than ever are forced to flee extreme weather disasters, South Asia is unprepared to protect climate migrants, as the COVID-19 crisis deepens

Fleeing the climate crisis: Ali

After flooding and drought tore through the Badghis province in north-western Afghanistan Ali Mohammad lost everything. His son and two daughters were killed in the floods and all his belongings and

Fleeing the climate crisis: Maleka

Due to the floods Maleka had to leave her family home at the age of 16. For the past four years she has been working as a housekeeper in Dhaka. Those moving to Dhaka find work in the informal sector

COVID-19 crisis: Myanmar’s garment workers at greater risk of domestic violence

ActionAid is warning of the dire situation facing garment workers in Myanmar as the UN finds that nearly half the world’s workers are at risk of losing their jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Record numbers displaced by extreme weather disasters

ActionAid reports on the new figures from the Global Report on Internal Displacement (GRID) by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC), show record numbers of displacements fuelled by