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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 4 months 4 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 5 months 4 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 6 days 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

Launch of the DEC Indonesia Tsunami Appeal

Posted in Blogs 11 months 3 weeks ago

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. 

Thousands have been left homeless following the Indonesia tsunami and earthquake that hit Sulawesi on Friday 28 Sept 2018

Indonesia tsunami 2018: key facts

Posted in Blogs 11 months 3 weeks ago

The Indonesia tsunami and earthquake that hit the Indonesian island of Sulawesi on Friday 28 Sep has devastated everything in its path. With access to the affected areas difficult and communications down, the full scale of this tragedy is not yet known. Our local ActionAid team is bringing essential supplies to those who have lost everything and are without power, water or shelter. Read on for key facts and figures about the crisis.