Monthly Archives: March 2014

Muttur Aid Workers Massacre: A Chance for Justice at Last

Press Release: 27 March 2014 Humanitarian organisation Action Against Hunger International welcomes the United Nations Human Rights Council’s approval of a resolution that paves the way for an inquiry into human rights abuses at the close of Sri Lanka’s civil war. The international inquiry is a crucial move towards ensuring accountability for the alleged war […]

The calm after the storm: restoration in the Philippines

Photo credit Victoria Sauveplane After Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines in November 2013, Action Against Hunger staff and other humanitarian colleagues took action immediately to help affected people make it through one of the worst natural disasters in the past 50 years. The first phase of emergency response included the essentials: planes, trucks and in […]

Syria: Much More than a Regional Crisis

Photo: copyright of  Stephen Dock, VU Hundreds of thousands of refugees As bombings continue, more and more Syrians are seeking refuge abroad, leading to strain on host nations and taking a powerful toll on the refugees themselves. As it stands now, some 900,000 Syrians are in Lebanon, 613,000 in Turkey, 590,000 in Jordan, 222,600 in […]

Open letter to Minister Paradis

The following open letter was presented to the Minister of International Development, Christian Paradis, on March 12, 2014 by ACF Canada on behalf of the international network to bring attention to the critical situation of South Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia. The official letter can be downloaded here.  Dear Minister Paradis, As a humanitarian organisation delivering […]

Child Hunger is an Epidemic

Child Hunger is an epidemic but there are solutions.   Look at our most recent infographic to visualize and understand Severe Acute Malnutrition and what Action Against Hunger is doing to end it.

Bangui Central Africa - Action Against Hunger

Dangerous Rise in Malnutrition Cripples Central African Republic

Photo: Lucile Grosjean Press Release: March 5, 2014. The number of children suffering from the most severe form of malnutrition in Bangui, Central African Republic has increased dramatically due to political insecurity and economic troubles in the nation. Action Against Hunger experts warn that the number of people suffering from severe acute malnutrition may spike […]