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Kenya: From Drought to Floods

Read how despite the recent rains, people in northern Kenya are still coping with the after effects of the worst drought in decades.

Escaping the conflict in Sudan – voices from the border

Fighting has forced thousands to flee Sudan across the border into South Sudan. Christian Aid met some of the new arrivals – read about the challenges they are facing in this blog.

Unfolding crisis on the border with Sudan

Since fighting erupted in Sudan on 15th April this year, around 2.5 million people have been displaced by the conflict.

Giving peas a chance in Malawi

In this blog read how one widowed grandmother is making her children’s dreams come true.

Building peace between farmers and herders in Sierra Leone

In this blog read how Christian Aid’s local partner in Sierra Leone has worked to reduce conflict between cattle herders and crop farmers.

Cycle Freddy update

Cyclone Freddy, the longest-lasting tropical cyclone on record (lasting 34 days), has hit Malawi and Mozambique. This cyclone is the equivalent of a full North Atlantic hurricane season.

Get a Peas of the Action this Christian Aid Week

This year we are celebrating the incredible impact that the small-but-mighty pigeon pea is having on farming communities in Malawi

Supporting women to take leadership roles in Sierra Leone

On international women’s day, read how with funding from Irish Aid our local partner in Sierra Leone is supporting women to take leadership roles and become more active in politics.

The ‘accidental humanitarians’ doing all they can for Ukraine

Christian Aid’s Karen McDonnell reflects on her time spent in Ukraine over the last year, including the impact of Christian Aid’s cash response and the inspiring ‘accidental humanitarians’ she met.

Keeping families in Kharkiv warm this winter

Working with our local partner and using Irish Emergency Alliance funds, Christian Aid has provided cash grants for community led projects across Ukraine. Read about the impact they’ve had here

Keeping valuable livestock alive and healthy in north-east Nigeria

In this blog, we take a look at the para vet service established in north-east Nigeria by Christian Aid with World Food Programme funds and how it’s helping farmers to keep valuable livestock healthy.

How our partner is supporting survivors of sexual violence in Colombia

In this blog, read about the ongoing work of our local Colombian partner Sisma Mujer to support survivors of sexual violence committed both during and after the country’s decades long conflict.

Climate change: with whom do we stand?

Climate change: with whom do we stand?

New report: African countries on track to face 64% GDP hit due to climate crisis

A new study published by Christian Aid highlights the devastating economic impact climate change will inflict on the African continent.

Ireland's role in enabling tax avoidance under spotlight at UN

Ireland's role in enabling tax avoidance under spotlight at UN

The devastating impact of drought in northern Kenya

The worst drought in 40 years is taking a terrible toll on nomadic herder communities in Northern Kenya. In this blog, we hear how the drought is taking its toll on one community in Northern Kenya.

Living simply so others can simply live

For 25 years, a man from Larne, County Antrim battled a cruel illness that often left him exhausted until in 2009, drastic surgery gave him a new lease of life. Today he supports the life-changing work of Christian Aid.

Horn of Africa crisis

The worst drought to hit the Horn of Africa in 40 years is causing terrible suffering. In this blog, we hear from communities we are supporting in northern Kenya.