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East Africa Food Crisis: Ceel-Giniseed

The impacts of the current drought can be deeply felt throughout Ceel-Giniseed. Since most residents are primarily farmers, they rely on selling their crops, such as onions, papaya, peppers, and

East Africa Food Crisis: Ceel-Hume

In July 2018, ActionAid established a community farm in partnership with the Ceel-Hume women’s group, the World Food Program, and local government. The community envisioned this project after the

Southern Africa food and climate crisis

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

East Africa Food Crisis: Giro-Sumo IDP Camp

The Horn of Africa is facing one of the worst droughts on record with more than 20 million people in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia facing severe hunger and water shortages. Global food prices had

East Africa Food Crisis: Xidhinta

In Xidhinta, it is clear that drought has become the biggest issue the community is facing. Alongside more than 20 million people across Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia, residents here are navigating

East Africa Food Crisis: “Now the world is ending”

Severe drought, chronic water shortages and now rising food and energy prices due to the war on Ukraine, are pushing families to the brink of survival 
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Climate crisis fuels drought and severe hunger across East Africa

The climate crisis is fuelling one of the worst droughts on record across the Horn of Africa, with up to 13 million people in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia facing severe hunger. Find out more about the

ActionAid responds to IMF debt relief announcement

ActionAid responds to the IMF debt relief announcement of immediate debt relief for 25 countries.

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Heavy rains threaten communities left homeless by Tropical Storm Ana

Heavy rains and Tropical Cyclone Batsirai are threatening communities in Southern Africa left reeling after Tropical Storm Ana destroyed their homes, schools and farmland.

ActionAid’s emergency

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Game of two halves – football finals offer ray of hope in Europe while Uganda turns stadium into Covid-19 hospital

Number of Ugandans fully vaccinated equivalent to less than 5% of Wembley stadium capacity.