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03/26/2017 at 08:25. Facebook
Happy #MothersDay! Mums are amazing - share to say a huge thank you to all the incredible mums in the world.
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03/25/2017 at 09:41. Facebook
ActionAid is distributing life saving supplies in East Africa but the situation is critical. Don't delay, donate: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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03/24/2017 at 10:35. Facebook
The last few months have been one sad moment after another. It started with flash floods from the highlands that swept away most of her crop along Swam River. Then the scorching sun arrived – burning everything, making her life near impossible in Simatwa village, Kongelai, West Pokot County, Kenya.

Wild fruits to the rescue: Surviving Kenya’s deadly drought | ActionAid

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03/23/2017 at 16:32. Facebook
The link between drought and hunger is horribly clear. But drought also increases the risk of another kind of danger, which is often more hidden and less talked about: the risk of violence against women and girls (VAWG). Find out why drought is making women and girls in East Africa more vulnerable to violence.

Why drought is putting women at increased risk of violence

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03/22/2017 at 09:46. Facebook
Why drought in East Africa is putting women and girls at increased risk of violence this #worldwaterday: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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03/21/2017 at 12:40. Facebook
Our local staff from ActionAid Kenya are on the ground distributing essential supplies - but we need to do more. Please help: [ Bit.ly Link ] #FightingFamine

East Africa Crisis Appeal

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Amazing news! You've helped to raise an incredible £24 million for the East Africa Crisis Appeal. A huge thank you to everyone who has donated so far, from all of us at ActionAid.
Water sources are drying-up of. Women are walking longer distances to find water for their families. Urgent action is need. #FightingFamine ActionAid UK Bijay Kumar John Kisimir
Watch now as Nicola Peckett, Director of Communications at Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC), shares breaking news about the East Africa Crisis Appeal.
Right now, over 800,000 children under five are severely malnourished across East Africa. Without immediate treatment, they are at risk of starving to death.

Just £50 can help feed a family for a month. Will you help? Don't delay, donate: [ Bit.ly Link ] #FightingFamine
TONIGHT at 7:30pm on ITV News Rageh Omaar reports on the growing humanitarian crisis as millions face starvation. [ Bit.ly Link ] #FightingFamine

Famine - Millions On The Brink: Tonight

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Right now, 16 million people across East Africa are suffering devastating food shortages. People are already dying and hundreds of thousands more are at risk of dying of starvation, infection and disease - if we don't act now.

ActionAid is raising money for the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) East Africa Crisis Appeal – 13 aid agencies working together at times of disasters and...
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East Africa Crisis Appeal

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We're #FightingFamine with Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) in East Africa, where 16 million people are in urgent need of food right now. Sadia Abdi Alin, the Executive Director of ActionAid Somaliland, blogs about why we need to help people at risk of famine, before it's too late.

We need to help people at risk of famine, before it's too late

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Tomorrow marks the six year anniversary of war in Syria. Six years of families trapped in suffering beyond comprehension.

We must not forget those caught up in this conflict. Today and every day we encourage people to stand in solidarity and support for millions of refugees who have fled the country in search of protection, and vulnerable people stranded inside Syria, unable to leave.