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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

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ActionAid supports displaced families in Afghanistan facing hunger and a harsh winter

As winter sets in, millions of Afghans are facing a deepening food and malnutrition crisis. 

Freezing temperatures and heavy snowstorms are intensifying an already devastating humanitarian crisis


Afghanistan crisis: “My family fled our hometown because we did not have enough food to survive"

As winter approaches, millions of Afghans are facing a deepening food and malnutrition crisis. 

An escalating humanitarian crisis, severe drought and the Covid-19 pandemic have left nearly 23

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Palestine Day: More than 600 people join ActionAid Palestine’s Walk for Freedom

To mark International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People (29 November), ActionAid Palestine and the Lejan youth group organised a Walk for Freedom through Jericho city.

Young Palestinians show solidarity with farmers during olive harvest

Palestinian youth groups have joined farmers to help with the olive harvest in Al-Makhrour, near Bethlehem. This is the latest in a series of actions arranged by ActionAid Palestine in partnership

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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.

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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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Meet the women on the frontlines of the Covid-19 crisis and rising gender-based violence in Haiti

Women and girls in Haiti are facing a rising tide of gender-based violence (GBV) triggered by the country’s ongoing political crisis, deteriorating security, rising poverty and Covid-19 restrictions.

‘Our village was filled with palm trees, but now they’re all dead’

Kahaso Charo, 60, is a farmer who has lived near Garithe in Kenya’s Salt Belt since 2015. Her once fertile farmland is now being polluted by the salt mining company, Kurawa Salt, which recently moved


How our Covid-19 response teams in Brazil are responding to the pandemic

As of January 2021, over 8 million confirmed cases of Covid-19 have been reported in Brazil. Over 200,000 people have lost their lives to the virus, and millions more face challenges including loss of