Monthly Archives: April 2015

Water and Hygiene Action Against Hunger

Nepal Quake Update: Prioritizing Water and Sanitation

April 29, 2015 Some of our 12-person emergency team have arrived in Nepal. Their primary mission is to conduct rapid assessments of the humanitarian needs, so they can begin to provide water, sanitation services, hygiene kits as well as food security and mental health interventions. 11 tons of materials are also ready to leave from […]


Photo by Navesh Chitrakar/REUTERS As international emergency aid continues to arrive, the death toll in Nepal soared beyond 3,700 just two days after the 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck the impoverished country. Action Against Hunger//Action Contre la Faim (ACF) has estimated that nearly 2 million people will be affected by medium and long-term effects of the earthquake. […]

Emergency Appeal: Violent Earthquake hits Nepal

A powerful 7.8-magnitude earthquake has left nearly 700 dead in Nepal. Action Against Hunger has been in the country since 2011. We have mobilized our teams to access the immediate needs of the affected populations. “Aftershocks are still being felt, and movements in the city of Kathmandu remain difficult,” says Shashwat Saraf, Regional Director of […]

Burger Brawl Round 1: April 15 2015

The inaugural Burger Brawl kicked off on April 15 at The Good Son restaurant. Burger Brawl is a chef battle series for the right to be called the best. A series of showdowns between some of Canada’s most passionate chefs. Using everyone’s favourite sandwich, our battles will pit two chefs against each other to create their signature […]

Crisis in Yemen escalates

The conflict in Yemen is quickly exacerbating the need for humanitarian aid in one of the poorest countries in the region. Air strikes and rebel violence have destroyed many homes and community infrastructures, forcing more than 100,000 Yeminis to flee conflict areas in search of safety. “The situation in this region, which has been badly […]