Monthly Archives: April 2016

Learning Review 2015

Action Against Hunger’s annual evaluation of its work around the world. Read the 2015 Learning Review

Nepal: Progress and Challenges One Year After the Earthquake

On Saturday 25 April 2015, a massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal, killing nearly 9,000 people and and destroying homes, leaving 188,900 people displaced. One year on, families continue to rebuild their lives. But recovery is a challenging, step-by-step process. Erratic weather conditions including rain, thunderstorms and mountain snow, the slow pace of reconstruction and a blockade […]

Seeing the forest and the trees: 15 Earth Day activities across Canada

According to the World Food Programme, climate change could cause a 20 per cent increase in global hunger by 2050 if we don’t take effective measures soon. This would add 175 million more people to the 795 million who currently struggle to get enough food to lead a healthy life. While focus is often placed […]

Ecuador Earthquake: Action Against Hunger Mobilizes Emergency Teams

Our rapid response teams are en route to assess needs and assist affected communities following the Earthquake on Saturday evening. Action Against Hunger has deployed a first-responder team, comprised of an emergency logistician and emergency water and sanitation experts, departing for Ecuador from our base in southern Colombia We are mobilizing an additional emergency team from […]

Toronto chefs unite for Love Food Give Food

This spring we are giving Toronto foodies a reason to celebrate with the fourth annual Love Food Give Food campaign. Running for the months of April and May, Love Food Give Food encourages Toronto food lovers to eat out at participating restaurants – a small action that makes a big difference. The concept is simple yet […]

Baby being carried and child hunger

United Nations Decade of Action on Nutrition 2016-2025 declared

By Glen Tarman, international advocacy director at Action Against Hunger Action Against Hunger welcomes new UN decade that places nutrition at the heart of sustainable development The United Nations General Assembly has proclaimed a UN Decade of Action on Nutrition, paving the way for tackling child hunger and ending all forms of malnutrition once and […]