Monthly Archives: May 2015

Kurdistan Action Against Hunger

The Summer Heat Brings More Hardship For Families in Iraqi Kurdistan

During the past year, worsening violence in Iraq has seen at least two million people forced to leave their homes. Many have headed to the Kurdistan region of Iraq, where an estimated 250,000 Syrian refugees were already sheltering, having fled violence in their own country. It is still early but people flock to the main shopping street […]

Nepal Child Action Against Hunger

Nepal Quake Update: One Month Later

Two weeks after the first 7.8 Magnitude earthquake struck Nepal, 80% of the country’s infrastructure has collapsed or is deemed unsafe. Struck by another 7.2 Magnitude earthquake on May 12, 2015, the humanitarian situation was further deteriorated and many in Nepal were once again sleeping outside in fear of strong aftershocks or another earthquake Action Against Hunger […]

A Dire Situation: An Interview With ACF’s Country Director in Yemen

Yemen has been caught in a protracted crisis that has received limited attention over the past years. A recent escalation of the conflict continues to exacerbate the already bleak humanitarian situation. Our Country Director in Yemen, Hajir Maalim, reports on the dire situation:   A Dire Humanitarian Crisis “The humanitarian situation in Yemen is rapidly […]

Burger Brawl Round 2: May 20

Burger Brawl – Rumble in the Kitchen 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 burger using secret locally sourced ingredients, all in support of fighting hunger with Action Against Hunger.  The battle of the […]

Sushi Making for the Soul: May 9

Action Against Hunger partnered with famous sushi school Sushi Making for the Soul to offer a fun and delicious sushi making class on Saturday May 9, 2015 to raise funds for our work in Nepal. Fresh ingredients for our sushi maki Amazing teacher and sushi chef,  Mr. Sang Kim, donated all profits from the class […]

Nepal Earthquake Nepal Village Action Against Hunger

Nepal Quake Update: “Before, there was a village here”

Helped by her four children since dawn, Sanju clears away stones from the area that used to be her home, before the earthquake in Nepal transformed her village of Chaughada into a pile of dust and rubble. She sits on a mound of stones that is indistinguishable from the road or from her neighbour’s house. […]