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COP25: UN climate talks ‘fail to offer helping hand to climate survivors’

The 25th UN climate conference (COP25) in Madrid ends today with little to no progress on supporting survivors of climate disasters in the Global South. 

CSOs open letter to European Commission on the Farm to Fork strategy to achieve sustainable food systems

ActionAid and other civil society organisations has written to the European Commission about the 'Farm to Fork' food strategy. The letter and accompanying papers can be read on this page.

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As rich countries shirk responsibility for the climate crisis, families in Malawi are boiling mangoes to survive

Chikondi Chabvuta, ActionAid’s regional humanitarian adviser for Southern Africa, reports on the food and climate crises devastating communities across Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Southern Africa food and climate crisis

More than nine million people in Southern Africa are facing severe food shortages.

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Families receive life-saving food supplies in drought-hit Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe is experiencing its worst hunger crisis in more than a decade, with 3.6 million people suffering from severe food shortages.

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Takaitei Bote

Communications focal person, ActionAid Zimbabwe

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2019 at ActionAid: A Year in Review

See all of the amazing work you enabled us to do in 2019 and how we can make an even bigger difference in 2020 by visiting: www.actionaid.org

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Urgent food supplies needed to reach families facing hunger crisis in Zambia

ActionAid's roving global humanitarian adviser Amar Nayak writes about his recent visit to villages in Nalolo district, western Zambia, where families are experiencing severe food insecurity.

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Women’s leadership in food aid distribution, Zimbabwe

The RWA movement is a women’s empowerment group supported by ActionAid Zimbabwe, whose members are supporting the current emergency response. The Lean Season Assistance Programme (LSA), for example

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Ten years on from the deadly earthquake, Haiti’s humanitarian crisis continues

A decade on from the devastating earthquake that hit Haiti, killing more than 200,000 people, a recent report by the UN warns that this year 4.6 million Haitians will be in urgent need of humanitarian