When disaster strikes, ActionAid does things differently. They work directly with local women and girls to provide support and save lives.
This summer we created a social media series for ActionAid where we meet some of the incredible women they work with in humanitarian emergencies around the world. Women like Luijah, Emelline, Ismene and Fatema bring vital skills, resources and experience in emergencies. Ensuring that ActionAid works with women means that they do not overlook needs or vulnerabilities that are specific to women and girls. And by training women in leadership skills and disaster preparedness, they are better equipped to lead their communities – in times of crisis and beyond.