Support Those in Crisis Fleeing Ukraine

Support Those in Crisis Fleeing Ukraine

More than two million people have fled their homes to escape conflict and violence in Ukraine. Around 75% of the refugees are women and girls, who are most at risk during conflicts and emergencies as cases of gender-based violence and exploitation soar.

ActionAid is working with local partners in Poland, Romania, Hungary, and Moldova to ensure that the needs of all people escaping conflict in Ukraine are met and that they receive equal support and protection.

Urgent needs include: emergency food assistance, safe Water, blankets, pillows, and clothes, sanitation and hygiene support, including hygiene kits for women and girls, and counseling support for displaced people to help address the stress and anxiety of the current context

Global COVID response

Global COVID response

As COVID continues to spread, communities facing poverty and injustice are again on the frontlines of crisis. For so many communities already facing hunger or poverty, COVID will be devastating. Now is the time to show the strength of our community.

With the generous support of people like you, ActionAid is responding immediately. Building on decades of local partnerships, our global response includes the distribution of hygiene kits, public health education, and advocacy for public services.

Afghanistan humanitarian crisis

Afghanistan humanitarian crisis

According to the World Food Program, 14 million people in Afghanistan are facing severe food shortages, including 2 million children who are at risk of malnutrition. Hundreds of thousands of people have been displaced in their own country, and are at increased risk of Covid-19.

ActionAid's work continues to take place in seven provinces across Afghanistan, and we are scaling up our response to reach areas where internally displaced people are fleeing.

Haiti earthquake and floods response

Haiti earthquake and floods response

Based on the needs on the ground, ActionAid is supporting frontline communities with the following: cash and food to meet essential food and shelter needs for affected families, blankets, pillows, kitchenware, hygiene and dignity kits, women's protection activities and services, and psychosocial support for traumatized children and their families
Personal Protective Equipment.

Rohingya refugee response

Rohingya refugee response

ActionAid is on the ground delivering food, emergency shelter items such as tarpaulins, clean water, and hygiene kits to support Rohingya families. We'll be getting support to the people who need it most – women and girls. By acting now, you can help us make sure that families have a safe place to stay in the midst of these deadly attacks.

Ethiopia humanitarian crisis

Ethiopia humanitarian crisis

Food insecurity, conflict and violence, climate change, and economic turmoil have pushed more than five million people in Ethiopia – almost 90% of the population – into a state of emergency. The situation continues to worsen as the needs of frontline communities far outweigh what is being provided.

Building on 14 years of partnerships, ActionAid is working on the ground in Southern Tigray, Raya Azebo and Chercher, to support farmers and women and children who have been impacted by the ongoing conflict.

Gaza humanitarian crisis

Gaza humanitarian crisis

As violence continues to escalate in Gaza, women and children are especially at risk. Israeli airstrikes are destroying medical facilities, schools, and homes, leaving thousands homeless.

ActionAid works in communities near the border with Israel that have been most directly affected by the violence. ActionAid's women-led response is supporting the most vulnerable and marginalized individuals and communities.