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Shah Alam comes from the south of Bangladesh, where he fixed river boats for a living. He lived on the banks of a healthy vibrant river. But the waters kept rising and his home collapsed into the...
Making coffee and cleaning an office in Amman for a reasonable salary; that was the job offer, Mary (not her real name) accepted when she left her house, family and son in the Philippines and went to...
Since 2005 Brigitte Chelebian, the founder and director of the Lebanese organisation Justice Without Frontiers, has been fighting for women's rights. With a background as an attorney of law, Brigitte...
Preliminary findings of the follow-up survey on the condition of the survivors and kin 2 years post Rana Plaza garments factory collapse
Shafiqa was only four years old when her life as a Palestinian refugee began. In 1948, Shafiqa fled her family's home in the Palestinian village of Zakaria, during what Palestinians call ‘al-Nakba’,...
Shafiqa sitting in her house in Baqa'a camp.

26/4/2015: Following news of the massive earthquake that has devastated Nepal's capital, Kathmandu, ActionAid Nepal's Country Director Bimal Phnuyal said:

Esraa, 21, was born in Zarqa. But when you ask her where she is from, the answer is different. "I am from Nablus in Palestine," she says.Esraa is a Palestinian refugee, living in the city of Zarqa,...