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Earthquake survivors left with nowhere to shelter as storm Grace hits Haiti

As tropical storm Grace brings flooding and the threat of mudslides to Haiti, many earthquake survivors still have nowhere to shelter from the storm.

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Humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan deepens

As the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan deepens, ActionAid's work to protect the most vulnerable is more urgent than ever.

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Women and children forced to sleep on the streets following devastating Haiti earthquake

ActionAid Haiti’s network of women trained as first responders during emergencies are set to provide emergency relief, including first aid and support for women and girls at risk of gender-based

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ActionAid responds as Haiti struck by 7.2 magnitude earthquake

ActionAid’s emergency teams are assessing urgent needs and preparing to respond after a 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck south-western Haiti at around 8.30am local time on Saturday (14 August).

Zambia’s election: Covid-19 guidelines must not be used to restrict monitors’ access to polling stations

As Zambia heads to the polls tomorrow (August 12) for a highly contested election, ActionAid is calling on the Electoral Commission to protect the integrity of the ballot and ensure voting can proceed

Stark warning from IPCC shows the need for radical climate action

As the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) today releases the first instalment of its Sixth Assessment Report, ActionAid is calling for radical and transformative action to bring

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Women and children most at risk as climate change and conflict drive migration in Afghanistan

As rising insecurity and conflict engulf Afghanistan in the wake of the US and NATO troops withdrawal, new ActionAid research highlights the hidden crisis facing women and children forced to flee the

Shell appeal shows oil giant puts profits before people and planet

Shell’s decision to appeal against the ruling of a Dutch court that it must cut its emissions in line with global climate goals, shows the fossil fuel giant ‘prioritising its bottom line over people

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ActionAid responds to new UN numbers showing rising global hunger

As UN agencies today release new figures showing how the Covid-19 pandemic is driving rising levels of hunger globally, ActionAid is calling for small-scale food producers to be central to developing

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ActionAid calls on members of the UN Human Rights Council to back inquiry into rights abuses in Palestine

Ahead of a special session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (Friday, 9 July), ActionAid is calling on all 47 members of the council to back an independent investigation into violations of