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Our response to the Covid-19 pandemic

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

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Restoring vital mangrove forests in Cambodia

ActionAid Cambodia and partners are working with eight community fisheries and the provincial fisheries administration to restore Kampot’s mangrove forests and marine resources. This is a result of

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How safe spaces for women and girls are strengthening the resilience of communities in Jordan.

Resilience. Protection. Urban. Women-led. Jordan. Syrian-Refugee-Crisis. Disaster Risk Reduction. Empowerment.

Financing education

This page outlines the way that ActionAid works to finance education around the world.

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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

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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

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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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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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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.

Nelia and her family were among 49,000 people living in Makoni

Southern Africa food and climate crisis

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