Yearly Archives: 2016


Photo by Ameer Alhalbi Action Against Hunger is calling on all parties to the conflict in Syria to ensure direct access to civilians in Aleppo and also in the 11 other communities still under siege in Syria. “We are extremely concerned not only about the 50,000 civilians under siege in Aleppo, who are finally beginning to […]

Share the power of charitable giving this holiday season

A letter from Executive Director Danny Glenwright. Your support has helped us feed hungry children in the past. Now I come to you again, as we enter the final weeks of 2016 with our budget stretched to the limit by simultaneous hunger crises, from Syria to much of sub-Saharan Africa. The fight against hunger this […]

Treatment for Malnutrition - Action Against Hunger

Action Against Hunger Facilitates first-ever Global Survey Manager Training in Toronto

Toronto, ON – December 5, 2016// Press Release This week, from December 5-9, 20 people from 12 countries will participate in the first-ever training workshop about the SMART (Standardized Monitoring and Assessment of Relief and Transition) methodology in Canada. These health professionals and epidemiologists from governments, academia, the UN and civil society organizations will learn […]

El Niño’s impact on food security, agriculture and the most vulnerable

Underweight cows at Debi Balaka Kebele in Abargalle Woreda of the Amhara Region of Ethiopia. Action Against Hunger 2016. The El Niño phenomenon is linked to the warming of the sea surface temperature in the tropical Pacific. This meteorological event occurs every two to seven years, and lasts from six to 24 months on average. […]

Partnership for Maternal, Newborn, Child Health and Nutrition Launched in Kenya this week

On November 24, the Kenyan Ministry of Health, together with Aga Khan Foundation, Amref, Hellen Keller, Map International, Micronutrient Initiative, World Vision and Action Against Hunger / Action Contre La Faim, launched the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn, Child Health and Nutrition (PMNCHN) in Kenya. Goals of this partnership include strengthening health systems in Kenya, reducing […]

Food For Action 2016 – Thank you!

Thank you to all of our supporters for their generosity and attendance during our annual Food For Action charity fundraiser, including the Nightcap afterparty on October 26. Food For Action was a HUGE success – thanks to you, we raised more than $72,000 towards our work in Kenya and Guatemala. Thank you to all of […]