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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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Cyclone Idai one year on

One year after Cyclone Idai devastated Mozambique, survivors are still living in makeshift shelters and are now facing an escalating food and climate crisis. Recent flooding affecting more than 70,000

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Our response to the Covid-19 pandemic

Our local teams have already reached  25 million people across 40 countries, but this crisis is far from over.

Surviving climate change – Hilda’s story

This is the story of Hilda. Hilda lives in rural Zimbabwe and her community was devastated by Cyclone Idai. Read about how Hilda worked to rebuild her community and watch her short video.

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ActionAid's Beirut Blast response plan

Emergency response appeals will fund crucial and life-saving work to house and protect women and girls.

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Born into fire: Violence brings mental health struggles for new mothers in Gaza

ActionAid is providing counselling to help new mothers cope with the trauma of giving birth during and after the violence, as psychologists report a rise in postpartum depression .

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Rohingya volunteers are first to respond when emergencies hit Cox's Bazar

On the fourth anniversary of their displacement, we take a look at the resilience of the Rohingya refugee community in Cox's Bazar.