Yemen is the largest humanitarian crisis in the world, and it’s entirely manmade. The situation is grim: after three years of a war that officially killed nearly 10,000 people, and unofficially caused many others, the UN (United Nations) estimates that 80% of its people need humanitarian assistance.
One out of every 110 people on the planet is a refugee, displaced, or seeking asylum. They are more than their label: they are leaders, entreprenuers, friends, dreamers. They are incredibly strong women like Sameera, who saw her home in Syria nearly completely destroyed by a rocket -- but who has found a way to live with dignity and pride in Jordan.
On #WorldRefugeeDay, we honour women like Sameera.
Action Against Hunger is a global humanitarian organization that takes decisive action against the causes and effects of hunger.
We save the lives of severely malnourished children while helping communities become self-sufficient. Recognized as a world leader in the fight against malnutrition, Action Against Hunger has pursued its vision of a world without hunger for almost four decades, combating hunger in emergency situations of conflict, natural disaster, and chronic food insecurity. With more than 8,000 staff in more than 50 countries, our programs in nutrition, food security, livelihoods, water, sanitation, and hygiene, reach more than 14 million people each year.