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Communities living in fear and on the brink of starvation as violence surges in Haiti 

The ongoing gang violence in Haiti is having a devastating impact on women and girls as food insecurity reaches alarming levels, according to ActionAid.

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IPC’s imminent famine announcement a “grim milestone for millions of Palestinians” and a “stain on humanity’s conscience”

In response to the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) report forecasting imminent famine in northern Gaza, ActionAid has denounced the announcement as a "stain on humanity’s

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ActionAid “categorically denounces” the reported forcible transfer of millions from Rafah to so-called “humanitarian islands”

Riham Jafari, Communications and Advocacy Coordinator at ActionAid Palestine, said:

ActionAid calls for reforms to the IMF’s voting share structure, as the EU supports the Managing Director’s second-term bid

The announcement by European governments supporting a second term for the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Kristalina Georgieva, is a slap in the face of efforts to make the

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Gaza: Airdrops and sea routes are no alternative to aid delivery by land

25 NGOs call on governments to prioritize ceasefire and ground-based humanitarian aid as deaths from malnutrition and disease rise.


NGOs sue the Danish state to stop arms exports to Israel

Oxfam Denmark, Amnesty International Denmark, Mellemfolkeligt Samvirke (Action Aid Denmark) and
the Palestinian human rights organization Al-Haq are suing the Danish National Police and the Ministry


Climate Justice Mobilisations on Finance

We all want climate action. But to solve the climate crisis that is pushing our planet to the brink, we need to fix the world’s finance flows.
It's time to #FixTheFinance

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Dates reportedly turned away at Rafah border for risk stones will be used as weapons as Ramadan begins, whilst Palestinians in Gaza face the risk of famine and West Bank sees punitive restrictions to worship

Many Palestinians began fasting for Ramadan today with ceasefire talks at a standstill and as an increasing number of people are facing severe hunger and the risk of famine.

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ActionAid statement on sexual violence in Gaza and Israel

"In the face of alleged sexual violence reported since October 7th in Gaza and Israel, ActionAid stands firm: Every report of sexual violence against women demands thorough investigation.

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Aid system at the brink of total collapse and women give birth to stillborn babies as the risk of famine looms large in Gaza

With one-quarter of Gaza’s population being one step away from famine and more than a dozen children dying from malnutrition in the north of the enclave, ActionAid is warning that an already extremely