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Women's leadership was transformative in the aftermath of the Indonesia tsunami

28th September marks one year since a series of powerful earthquakes struck the Central Sulawesi province of Indonesia, triggering a tsunami resulting in significant damage and loss of life. Our new research shows how women's leadership made an incredible difference in the aftermath. 

Houses damaged by Cyclone Fani in the Heritage Village at Raghurajpur Bhubaneswar.

India's largest ever cyclone in decades made landfall on its east coast on 3rd May 2019. Find out key facts about what happened and how ActionAid is helping on the ground.

Cyclone Kenneth causes mass destruction and flooding in Mozambique

Cyclone Kenneth: latest updates

Posted in Blogs 5 months 3 weeks ago

Cyclone Kenneth, Mozambique's strongest ever cyclone, hit the southern African country barely a month after Cyclone Idai caused death and mass destruction. Cyclone Kenneth has killed 38 people so far and destroyed buildings in the province of Cabo Delgado. Find out key facts about the disaster as it unfolds.

A house destroyed by Cyclone Idai in Chimanimani, Zimbabwe

Cyclone Idai: latest facts and information

Posted in Blogs 6 months 3 weeks ago

Cyclone Idai has swept across southern Africa, killing hundreds of people and leaving thousands homeless. Find out key facts about the disaster, including what a cyclone is and where the destruction has taken place.

Marvellous, 38, a Cyclone Idai survivor shelters in a church in Chimanimani, Zimbabwe

Cyclone Idai: latest updates

Posted in Blogs 6 months 4 weeks ago

Cyclone Idai has caused devastation across southern Africa, including Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi, with widespread destruction and loss of life. See the latest updates about this disaster as it unfolds.  

A 7-year-old injured boy receives treatment after strong earthquake on October 1, 2018 in Palu, Indonesia

A DEC appeal has been launched to respond to the Indonesia tsunami and earthquake, with the Government matching the first £2 million of donations through Aid Match.