Monthly Archives: February 2014

Press Release: Food Crisis in Central African Republic

Photo by Lucile Grosjean, ACF/ /Bangui, CAR Action Against Hunger Providing Nutrition to Severely Malnourished Children February 19, 2014 // In Central African Republic, the food crisis is growing in severity. Action Against Hunger (Action contre la Faim / ACF) is providing treatment for severe acute malnutrition among the most vulnerable. According to the UN, […]

Field Diary: Visiting Aweng, South Sudan

Yar Arbithou holds her youngest son, John Amodo. Photo: ACF-South Sudan, N. Gangadharan Seven weeks have passed since conflict erupted in South Sudan. Nipin Gangadharan, ACF’s Head of Programs for East Africa, visited the camp of Aweng, where thousands of displaced families have been forced to flee from violence, at the end of January. The […]

Breastfeeding at last: baby Mohamed is saved with a simple technique

Learning the Supplementary Suckling Technique: Hawa is supported by Christina, a nurse at the Moyamba hospital, and Abi, the ACF nurse responsible for developing the expertise of district medical staff in managing acute malnutrition. (Photo credit: ACF-France) Located in the Southern Province of Sierra Leone is the district of Moyamba, one of the most vulnerable districts […]

Never Be Forgotten: The Work Continues in South Sudan

In December, the mass displacement of 770,000 people in South Sudan escalated an ongoing struggle in an extremely vulnerable country into a severe humanitarian crisis. Twic county, in Warrap state, experienced a massive influx of Internally Displaced People (IDPs) from neighbouring Unity State as a result of the clashes. Action Against Hunger has been focusing […]