Hospital staff prevented from providing healthcare as death toll rises in the West Bank
“We bore way more than what we can bear, more than what any human can bear.” – ActionAid tells of the urgent need for a ceasefire in Gaza, where entire cities have been devastated.
Women facing the strain in southern Gaza’s overcrowded camps as new pause extension announced.
ActionAid responds to the announcement of a four-day pause.
ActionAid partner Al-Awda Hospital hit by bombing, killing three doctors.
“Children were killed. I was separated from my parents. I kept on running.” – Gaza’s children facing unimaginable trauma on World Children’s Day.
One-hour evacuation order of Al-Shifa Hospital a death sentence for hundreds of critically ill patients and displaced people.
“We look at babies losing their lives because we have nothing.” Vital services in Gaza grinding to a halt without fuel.
Southern Gaza is “becoming a breeding ground for epidemics and disease” as the threat of waterborne illnesses sharply increases.
Doctors deliver babies against all odds at northern Gaza’s last operational hospital.
The lives of 39 babies hang in the balance, says ActionAid
Response to announcement of four-hour daily humanitarian pauses in Gaza
“As a mother, I have been running from one place to another, escaping from one place to another, just to save my life and the lives of my children.”
Ancient tradition of olive harvesting under attack in West Bank: “They have prohibited us from entering the land to harvest the olives… More than once they shot at us.”
Urgent need for shelter, blankets, and warm clothes as Nepal grapples with earthquake aftermath, says ActionAid
“Without the resounding voice of the international community demanding action, these patients may not leave the hospital on the path to recovery but instead in a body bag.”
ActionAid USA endorses the Artists4Ceasefire Letter
Northern Gaza Residents Struggle on the Brink of Starvation and Disease as Food and Water Supplies Dwindle to Near Depletion
“These newborn babies could simply die.”: Thousands of lives at stake as hospitals in Gaza issue desperate plea and fuel stocks run almost empty.
Gaza Hospitals Desperately Appeal for Fuel Aid, Facing Imminent Power Loss
Women are going without urgent medical care in Gaza due to minimal aid supplies and damaged infrastructure.
Hundreds of patients trapped as bombing hits the doorstep of Al-Quds hospital in Northern Gaza
Families may face death by dehydration as the world watches
Crisis in Gaza: Communication Cut-off Raises Grave Concerns Amid Escalation – We have lost contact with our colleagues.
Families in Gaza are running out of food as bakeries run out of fuel; “Those who survive the bombings may die from starvation instead.”
Jenin Mother Reveals Heart-breaking Impact of Israeli Raids in West Bank Refugee Camps: “Our children sleep with their hands raised”
Hospitals have 24 hours left to treat children, the wounded, and the dying – fuel must be delivered to Gaza’s hospitals within 12 hours; lives are at risk
Deadliest night in Gaza: “Children, babies in incubators, and pregnant women will lose their lives if fuel is not provided to hospitals in Gaza.”
Journalist deaths in Gaza are a grave violation of the right to life and freedom of expression.
ActionAid comments as Israel steps up strikes on Gaza.
Seven hospitals running out of lifesaving fuel as “shameful” level of aid reaches Gaza
Gaza in Crisis: News and Updates
Insufficient aid will lead to more innocent deaths in Gaza, says ActionAid.
As the U.S. Veto Stalls UN Resolution for Gaza, ActionAid calls for Humanitarian Action and Accountability
Terrified families returning to Gaza’s North: “We would rather die in dignity in our own homes.”
Horrific Breach of Humanitarian Law: Gaza’s Al Ahli Al Arabi Al Ma’amadani Hospital, a Civilian Sanctuary, Bombed in Single Biggest Strike in Conflict So Far
Lives in Peril: Gaza’s Pregnant, Nursing Mothers, and Children Face Imminent Danger Amid Desperate Water Shortage
Evacuation orders for 22 hospitals across Gaza “a breach of international law,” ActionAid warns
Thousands in need at Rafah border crossing, urgent appeal for humanitarian assistance, says ActionAid
Pregnant women faced with an impossible choice in Gaza, says ActionAid
ActionAid partner Al-Awda Hospital in Gaza given orders to urgently evacuate
ActionAid is horrified by the unprecedented order to expel 1.1 million Palestinians from Northern Gaza
Civilians are not pawns in war games and must be protected, ActionAid says, as staff member loses their home in the Gaza bombing.
Opening of safe humanitarian corridors and de-escalation of hostilities, are crucial to alleviating the suffering of millions in Gaza, says ActionAid.
People living in fear as humanitarian crisis deepens in Gaza, says ActionAid.
ActionAid’s reaction to the escalation in violence along the Israel-Gaza barrier
Families in hard-to-reach areas receive dignity kits and safety information leaflets
Climate Ambition Summit: Shutting down the space for greenwashing is a necessary start, says ActionAid climate expert
Climate Ambition Summit an opportunity to take bold climate crisis decisions, say ActionAid climate experts
Families in hard-to-reach Atlas Mountain communities receive urgent humanitarian assistance from ActionAid and partners
Families in hard-to-reach Atlas Mountain communities to receive urgent humanitarian assistance from ActionAid and partners
ActionAid reacts to earthquake in Morocco – calling for support to affected regions
Six months on from the devastating earthquake, Syrian women face unprecedented challenges to give birth safely and care for their children
Horn of Africa Pledging Conference: “Disappointing results with a devastating impact on women and girls.”
Over 36 million face hunger every day in East Africa: ActionAid calls for urgent funding
ActionAid warns of devastation for Rohingya communities as it responds to Cyclone Mocha
A third of people affected by the Rana Plaza collapse in Bangladesh are still ‘traumatized’ and struggling with physical and mental health a decade on, new research by ActionAid shows
Floods cause severe damage in IDP camps and result in further displacement in northwestern Syria
ActionAid strengthens resilience as Cyclone Freddy death toll rises in Malawi
The situation for women and girls in Syria is worse than ever as the country marks 12 years since the start of the conflict
Humanitarian charity ActionAid responding to extreme flooding in Mozambique after Cyclone Freddy
Ukraine: one year on
Ukraine: Women and girls experiencing escalating levels of violence with no adequate protection as the situation worsens ‘by the day’, international charity ActionAid says
The impact of the Ukraine crisis on women, girls, and marginalized groups
Communities facing double catastrophe as another earthquake hits the Turkey-Syria border, reports ActionAid
Earthquake survivors see huge spikes in food prices – urgent funding is needed in Syria to help to replenish food stocks
ActionAid delivers urgent medical care to survivors of the Turkey-Syria earthquake as reports of those injured reach nearly 100,000
Local rescue teams in north-west Syria need urgent, unimpeded support says humanitarian organization ActionAid
Double tragedy for Syrian refugees, with women and girls bearing the brunt of the earthquakes.
Women and girls among most affected by Turkey Syria earthquake, says humanitarian organisation, ActionAid
ActionAid responds to Syria and Turkey earthquake
Famine announcement will be too little too late in East Africa
Pakistan floods – tens of millions affected in the blink of an eye
ActionAid: We must come together to ensure a safe return for Rohingya refugees
“Increasingly difficult to bridge the divide”: ActionAid reflects on six months into the humanitarian response to the Ukraine crisis
ActionAid condemns Israeli raid of Palestinian human rights organizations
One year on: Afghans deserve better
ActionAid calls for urgent international action to open Gaza
East Africa Food Crisis: “Now the world is ending”
ActionAid supports families fleeing crisis in Ukraine
ActionAid stands with the people of Ukraine
Climate crisis fuels drought and severe hunger across the Horn of Africa
Heavy rains threaten communities left homeless by Tropical Storm Ana
As winter approaches, millions of Afghans are facing a deepening food and malnutrition crisis
Afghanistan humanitarian crisis: Governments must ensure aid reaches those most in need
ActionAid partners assess damage after devastating tsunami hits Tonga
ActionAid condemns Israel’s decision to label six Palestinian human rights groups ‘terrorist organizations’
Humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan deepens
ActionAid responds as Haiti struck by 7.2 magnitude earthquake
ActionAid responds to humanitarian and hunger crisis in Southern Tigray
Supporting communities in India and Nepal to respond to Covid-19
ActionAid supports families fleeing devastating blaze
Building on past success to prevent a COVID-19-related food crisis
We believe GAFSP is the best tool to support food security and nutrition in the time of COVID-19.
COVID-19 “could spread like wildfire” in Cox’s Bazar Rohingya refugee camp
What we’re doing to respond to the coronavirus
Our core belief has always been that governments have the responsibility to take care of those people.
ActionAid USA statement on COVID-19
ActionAid responds to Cyclone Bulbul in West Bengal
Ebola in DRC: ActionAid’s response
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Let’s Rethink Global Disaster Response
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A Day of Catastrophe for the Palestinian People
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Inside a Rohingya Refugee Camp
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Rohingya Refugee Crisis: ActionAid’s Response
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Statement from ActionAid Following Government Order to Close Operations in 60 Days
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Sierra Leone Mudslide Disaster – Every Day, Every Hour, I Think About The Women And Children
“The Trump administration so far has not really shown any inclination to create policy based on realities on the ground.”
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ActionAid Response to Mudslides, Flooding in Sierra Leone
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Battle for Survival: Brave Women, Dry Rivers and Safety
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It’s heartbreaking. We are overwhelmed by the level of disaster because they have nothing. There is no food, there is nothing
While international support is again slowly arriving in Haiti, it’s vital that the same mistakes aren’t repeated, when billions of dollars of aid were squandered
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ActionAid Responds to Hurricane Matthew in Haiti
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ActionAid Italy working with communities affected by earthquake
Helping families rebuild their lives a year after the Nepal earthquake