Monthly Archives: October 2016
Yemen: Life under siege
In March 2015, a coalition led by Saudi Arabia began military operations in Yemen after Houthi rebels took over major cities. For the past 18 months, children and their families in Yemen have lived with blockades, aerial bombing and deprivation on a staggering scale. Since the start of air strikes in 2015, the conflict has […]
Hurricane Matthew hits Haiti: Action Against Hunger is ready
Hurricane Matthew made landfall in Haiti on the morning of October 4th, and although the government of Haiti and humanitarian partners are still working to understand the extent of the damage, this category 4 hurricane was the strongest storm to hit the island in more than 30 years. Strong winds at approximately 140 miles per hour and torrential rain caused […]
This Thanksgiving, we are thankful for you.
This Thanksgiving, we are thankful for you. As Thanksgiving approaches, we at Action Against Hunger are taking a moment to reflect on what we’re thankful for in 2016. At the top of our list: you, our dedicated supporters. We’re thankful for your help during times of emergency. It’s been an especially busy year: the food security […]
Fleeing war and ISIS in northern Iraq
Thanks to your support, Action against Hunger is preparing to help thousands of civilians forced to escape Mosul, Iraq. Mosul is the main location for the upcoming military operation to defeat and remove ISIS. Without further assistance, this offensive could lead to a crisis of unprecedented proportions, affecting up to 1.5 million people. Since May […]
Love Food Give Food is back!
Be a hunger hero. Love Food Give Food is back to give food lovers across the city an opportunity to apply their passion for food to a good cause. Restaurants across the city will be donating $1 from select menu items to Action Against Hunger, helping our work in more than 45 countries across the […]