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Yearly Archives: 2013

Press Release: Justin Bieber Makes Surprise Visit to Typhoon Victims

Canadian pop superstar raising funds for humanitarian agency Action Against Hunger, meets program beneficiaries in hard-hit Tacloban December 10, 2013 // The world’s most famous pop singer believes in the power of social impact, and he’s just shown it with a surprise visit to meet Typhoon Haiyan survivors in Tacloban, the Philippines. Bieber met with […]

Press Release: Typhoon Haiyan – One Month Later

Hundreds of Millions of Dollars Still Needed to Help Philippines Survivors December 10, 2013 // One month after the super typhoon devastated the Philippines, swift emergency response undertaken by ACF has helped save thousands of lives. Despite this, to help the population move from mere survival to sustainable wellbeing, hundreds of millions of dollars are […]

How Nelson Mandela Inspired Us

Mandela’s actions, as well as his words, have inspired and indeed changed the lives of many. Here are our top 10 favourite quotes among Mandela’s many eloquent messages about the world’s most important asset: its children. 1. “There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its […]

Justin Bieber Joins ACF in Typhoon Haiyan Relief Efforts

In times of an international emergency it’s rewarding to see how people pitch in from all walks of life. No matter how small, every contribution matters. Those little efforts really do add up. Of course, a powerful dose of star power never hurts! Enter Canada’s own Justin Bieber. Today the believed ‘Biebs announced a new contest […]

The Truth Revealed about the Assassination of 17 Humanitarian Aid Workers in Sri Lanka

Warning: This report contains content that some may find disturbing. Ahead of International Human Rights Day, observed on December 10th, Action Against Hunger publicly announces who is responsible for the assassination of the 17 humanitarian aid workers killed on 4th August 2006 in the city of Muttur, Sri Lanka. In one of the most heinous crimes […]

Press Release – Action Against Hunger and Canadian Forces Deliver Food to 2,000 Isolated Children in Philippines

Photo credit: Lucile Grosjean/ACF International To see more photos from the ground in the Philippines, click here November 29, 2013. With help from the Canadian Armed Forces, humanitarian organization Action Against Hunger (Action contre la Faim / “ACF”) delivered food to nearly 2,000 isolated children in the centre of Panay island yesterday. Through the use of […]