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Cyclone Idai in Southern Africa 2019

Cyclone Idai in Southern Africa 2019

Posted 9 months 1 week ago

Cyclone Idai made landfall in March 2019 and has caused widespread destruction across Southern Africa, including Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi. Learn more.

Tsunami in Indonesia 2018

Tsunami in Indonesia 2018

Posted 9 months 3 weeks ago

Since the 2018 earthquakes and tsunami in Indonesia, ActionAid has helped to support more than 60,000 people to rebuild their homes and lives. Learn more.

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 Blog 1 year 3 months 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 Blog 1 year 3 months 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. 

Femi gave birth to her second child, a baby girl, at a coconut farm turned into a shelter.

Indonesia tsunami 2018: live updates

Posted in Blog 1 year 3 months ago

The death toll from the Indonesia tsunami and earthquake, which struck the island of Sulawesi on Friday 28 Sep, now stands at over 2,000. Read on for live updates about the emergency from our local team on the ground. 

Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC)

Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC)

Posted 2 years 1 month ago

ActionAid is a member charity of the Disasters Emergency Committee. Learn how ActionAid and the DEC work together to deliver aid to people most affected by humanitarian disasters around the world.