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“Increasingly difficult to bridge the divide”: ActionAid reflects on six months into the humanitarian response to Ukraine crisis

Six months since Russia invaded Ukraine, five of ActionAid’s humanitarian aid workers reflect on their experiences working with refugees in and around Ukraine. 
Protection for women and children

Aid workers on frontline of drought in East Africa respond to FCDO funding announcement

The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) in the UK has today announced £36 million in UK humanitarian funding to help people in Ukraine, East Africa and Syria. Countries in East Africa

ActionAid condemns Israeli raid of Palestinian human rights organisations

Israeli forces have raided the offices of several Palestinian human rights advocacy groups, which they had previously labelled as “terrorist organisations”, closing them down and reportedly seizing

ActionAid: Afghans deserve better

One year on from the change of ruling power in Afghanistan, ActionAid calls for more support for Afghans living in extreme food insecurity and poverty.

ActionAid calls for urgent international action to open Gaza

While it is good news that a ceasefire agreement has been reached in the Gaza Strip, we fear that this is not the last time such action will be taken. This violence took place amidst mounting

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Zambia’s Government must leverage the position of the Creditor Committee

ActionAid Zambia (AAZ) would like to commend the Zambian Government and the Creditor Committee of Zambia, chaired by China, for their important and unprecedented strides towards debt restructuring and

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Statement on killing of Sub-Saharan migrants at the Spanish border

On the occasion of their 2022 annual meeting held in Madrid from 29-30 June, representatives to ActionAid’s General Assembly endorsed the following statement about the killing of migrants and asylum

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Afghanistan Earthquake: Solidarity Statement from ActionAid International Directors Forum

On 22nd June, a deadly earthquake in Afghanistan took away the lives of more than 1,000 people. ActionAid Country and Executive Directors offer their sincere condolences to the bereaved families and

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ActionAid responds as thousands left homeless after earthquake in Afghanistan

Following a 6.1 magnitude earthquake in Afghanistan, which has killed at least 1000 people, injured more than 1500, and affected around 30,000 more, ActionAid is providing lifesaving support to the

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ActionAid prepares to support thousands in flood-ravaged parts of Bangladesh

Heavy rains have caused severe flash-flooding in north-eastern Bangladesh, disrupting transport and communications networks, clean water facilities, and devastating communities. ActionAid Bangladesh