“The artillery did not stop for a single moment throughout the night”: Doctors in the north of Gaza deliver babies and save lives amid hellish conditions.
The world is living on borrowed time – fossil fuels must go.
“There is no safe place”: 75% of Gazans are displaced with nowhere to go as the south comes under intense bombardment.
Preaching water while drinking wine? The EU’s call for COP28 to address the world’s climate-harming financial flows not matched by its own efforts at home, research by ActionAid reveals.
Sultan Al Jaber’s comments are completely divorced from the reality of hundreds of millions of people on the frontline of climate catastrophe, ActionAid says.
New agriculture declaration a missed opportunity to tackle crucial issues, says ActionAid climate expert.
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.
ActionAid welcomes the operationalization of the Loss and damage fund at COP28 as an imperfect but important first step toward addressing climate impacts.
Women facing the strain in southern Gaza’s overcrowded camps as new pause extension announced.
ActionAid’s Five Climate Justice Benchmarks for COP28
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.”
“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.”
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
70 civil society groups urge U.S. to change course at Loss & Damage negotiations
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
Banks providing twice as much financing to the second biggest contributor of greenhouse gas emissions than Global North governments have provided to fight climate change, ActionAid reveals
Six months on from the devastating earthquake, Syrian women face unprecedented challenges to give birth safely and care for their children
ActionAid report: Food and fuel prices skyrocket up to tenfold in the world’s most marginalized communities since the war in Ukraine
Fund Our Future
Palestinian Refugee Youth commemorate the 75th Anniversary of Nakba in solidarity with residents of Masafer Yatta
The situation for women and girls in Syria is worse than ever as the country marks 12 years since the start of the conflict
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
Communities face the risk of waterborne diseases, as overnight flooding wreaks havoc on north-west Syria
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
‘Deadliest year’: Nearly 40 children among over 230 Palestinians killed by Israeli forces and settlers in 2022
ActionAid responds to the appointment of UAE COP28 President
ActionAid responds to ban on women working with aid agencies in Afghanistan
16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence against women: ActionAid urges governments to end all forms of femicide.
Draft COP27 cover note is a ‘letdown which urgently needs saving’, says ActionAid International
Women disproportionately impacted by climate change must have their voices heard at COP27, says ActionAid
Nearly 150 Organizations Call on U.S. Government to Support a Loss and Damage Finance Facility at COP27
Climate crisis to blame for high rates of cholera, says ActionAid
ActionAid condemns Israeli raid of Palestinian human rights organizations
One year on: Afghans deserve better
ActionAid calls for urgent international action to open Gaza
Gaza Blockade: 15 Years of Living in a “Large Open Prison”
Afghanistan Earthquake: Solidarity Statement from ActionAid International Directors Forum
ActionAid responds as thousands left homeless after earthquake in Afghanistan
ActionAid concerned about mass displacement of Palestinians in Masafer Yatta
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 condemns Israel’s decision to label six Palestinian human rights groups ‘terrorist organizations’
Humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan deepens
Women and children most at risk as climate change and conflict drive migration in Afghanistan
Gaza violence: Civilians must be protected from further death and destruction