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ActionAid prepares to support thousands of people in flood-ravaged neighbourhoods in Kinshasa, DRC

Earlier this week, heavy rains caused severe flooding in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). These floods disrupted transportation and communication networks, schools

ActionAid launches first Anti-Modern Slavery Campaign, #HERSTORY

To mark the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery this year, ActionAid International launches #HerStory, an anti-modern slavery campaign to raise awareness of the prevalence of modern slavery

ActionAid urges EU ministers to deliver on women’s rights and hold businesses accountable

Today’s meeting (1st December) of EU ministers in the Competitiveness Council is a crucial moment to ensure businesses accountability for human rights abuses and environmental damage. Following almost


ActionAid International Stands in Solidarity with Palestinian People

ActionAid International joins the international and human rights organizations all over the world to mark the international solidarity Day with Palestinian People stressing its commitment towards

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Humanitarian organizations condemn continued attacks on civilian infrastructure leaving people in Ukraine without water, electricity and heating in freezing temperatures

International and Ukrainian NGOs strongly condemn the latest round of airstrikes across Ukraine by the Russian Armed Forces. News reports estimate that 10 civilians have died and at least 50 have been


16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM AGAINST GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN: ActionAid urges governments to end all forms of femicide.

ActionAid International joins feminist movements and organisations to mark the global 16 Days Campaign from November 25- December 10. The campaign will begin with a day of solidarity with Iran

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Indonesia earthquake

“Our sympathies go out to the thousands of families who have had their lives turned upside down by the devastating earthquake in Cianjur in Indonesia. 


Historic shift towards a more democratic, transparent, and fair financial architecture

Despite the intense lobbying by the OECD countries to stop it, the resolution submitted by Nigeria on behalf of the 54-member African group of states, mandating the UN to take on a global tax

ActionAid hails loss and damage fund outcome at COP27 as victory for people living on the front lines of climate disasters

A decision at COP27 to establish a loss and damage fund for communities living on the front lines of climate disasters has been hailed a victory by climate justice organisation ActionAid. 


New draft COP27 cover note ‘offers hope’ to those on the frontline of climate crisis, ActionAid says

New draft cover note ‘offers hope’ in the way of a loss and damage fund to those on the frontline of climate crisis, ActionAid says.