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'Shifting power to young people in humanitarian action'

Drawing on lessons and best practice from humanitarian crises across the world, this report looks at how engaging young people in humanitarian action will foster better, more localised and more

Guide on how to run skillshares within humanitarian projects

ActionAid Denmark has produced a new guide on how organisations can use skillshares as part of projects working with humanitarian projects. The guide is free to download on this page. It was funded

Opinion /

Humanitarian action: Women responding, but outside the system 

ActionAid attended Women, Peace and Security Week (WPS) in New York from October 17-21st with partners and women’s rights organisations for their work supporting women’s resilience and leadership in


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

New report brings together good practice examples in women’s leadership in humanitarian work

ActionAid International Kenya and ActionAid Denmark have produced a new report highlighting inspirational practises in involving women in humanitarian responses, pulling together examples from across


Fit for the future? Strengthening the leadership pillar of humanitarian reform

This report, published as part of ActionAid’s project “NGOs and Humanitarian Reform”, examines the steps that have been taken to strengthen humanitarian leadership since the initiation of the UN-led


Synthesis Report - Review of the engagement of NGOs with the humanitarian reform process

This report analyses the current state of global humanitarian reform efforts from an NGO perspective by synthesising a series of mapping studies carried out between November 2008 and February 2009

“Increasingly difficult to bridge the divide”: ActionAid reflects on six months into the humanitarian response to Ukraine crisis

Six months since Russia invaded Ukraine, five of ActionAid’s humanitarian aid workers reflect on their experiences working with refugees in and around Ukraine.
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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.


Humanitarian Communications and Media Lead

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