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Smallholder farmers must benefit from Covid-19 bailouts

As the UN's SOFI report on global food insecurity finds 680 million people are suffering from hunger, ActionAid warns that farmers must be recognised and supported as frontline workers to ensure

Don’t cut women’s lifelines, warns ActionAid

A new report by ActionAid shows that gender-based violence (GBV) is skyrocketing during the Covid-19 pandemic. Published in June 2020.


Covid-19 crisis: IMF told countries facing critical health worker shortages to cut public sector wages

New analysis by ActionAid and Public Services International (PSI), released to mark UN Public Services Day, reveals how International Monetary Fund (IMF) austerity policies restricted critical public


Trump administration must stop exporting Covid-19 to Central America

As the United States resumes deportation flights to Guatemala, ActionAid is calling for an end to the Trump administration’s inhumane and disastrous policy of mass detention and expulsion of migrants

"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