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Southern Africa food and climate crisis

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

As rains fail, families in rural Kenya face perilous levels of hunger and thirst

Rains have failed for the third consecutive season in vast areas of arid and semi-arid lands in Kenya. ActionAid Kenya’s communications manager Fridah Bwari on how drought is devastating family

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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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.

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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