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‘Our lives will never be the same’, say Niger Delta communities devastated by Shell gas flares

“Gas flares have destroyed everything we have in this community, the flares are an oppression,” says Alice Goldsmith, a community leader in the Niger Delta in Nigeria, in a new film by ActionAid.


ActionAid responds to the announcement of a four-day pause

"We welcome the news of a four-day truce which will allow for a scale-up of humanitarian aid in Gaza and will lead to the release of hostages and Palestinian prisoners, many of whom are children


ActionAid partner, Al-Awda hospital hit by bombing, killing three doctors

We are horrified to learn that Al-Awda hospital in the north of Gaza, a partner of ActionAid, has today been hit by bombing. Three doctors were killed after the fourth floor of the building was hit

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Gaza’s children facing unimaginable trauma on World Children’s Day

Today as the global community marks World Children’s Day, children in Gaza are struggling to survive amid inhumane conditions, while being killed at a horrifying rate. Over the last six weeks, one

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"We look at babies losing their life because we have nothing”: Vital services in Gaza grinding to a halt without fuel

Vital services such as water desalination plants, sewage treatment facilities, and hospitals are grinding to a halt in Gaza due to the chronic lack of fuel, while many have been forced to shut down

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Southern Gaza “becoming a breeding ground for epidemics and disease” as threat of waterborne illnesses sharply increases

Amidst increased pressure on residents in northern Gaza to move southwards, millions of
people are at risk of starvation, dehydration, and waterborne diseases as dwindling fuel
reserves threaten

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Palestinians in Gaza pin hopes of a permanent ceasefire and sufficient humanitarian aid on the emergency Arab Summit in Saudi Arabia

Amid the continued escalation in Gaza, which has claimed more than 10,000 lives including 4,000 children, ActionAid notes that the most urgent priority for the Arab League Council’s emergency summit

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ActionAid responds to the announcement of four-hour daily humanitarian pauses in Gaza

Responding to the announcement of a four-hour daily humanitarian pauses in Gaza, Riham Jafari, Advocacy and Communication Coordinator ActionAid Palestine

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Prioritise ceasefire call at Paris Summit to protect civilians in Gaza

World leaders should demand an immediate ceasefire in Gaza during an international humanitarian conference for Gaza’s civilian population in Paris on Thursday, says ActionAid.

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Ancient tradition of olive harvesting under attack in West Bank

While the eyes of the world focus on the horrifying humanitarian situation in Gaza, human rights abuses against the almost three million Palestinians living in the Occupied West Bank are on the rise