Monthly Archives: March 2017

World Water Day 2017: Spotlight on Democratic Republic of Congo

Every year on March 22, people around the globe celebrate World Water Day: an opportunity to spotlight and take meaningful action to tackle the solvable water problems that millions of people around the world experience each day. Between 1990 and 2015, 2.3 billion people gained access to a better, safer source of water. As we […]

Risk of Famine Action Against Hunger

Urgent UN warning: 20 million people threatened with Famine

Photo: Guy Calaf for Action Against Hunger The UN has issued a warning that 20 million people are threatened by famine in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, and Yemen. Without help, they are at imminent risk of dying. For the first time anywhere in the world since 2011, famine was officially declared in parts of South […]

Young supporter’s donation leads to Action Against Hunger internship in Paris

For International Women’s Day, we are so excited to share Katya’s story and to celebrate all women who are committed to making a difference. When Katya Ovchinnikova decided to ask her friends for donations to Action Against Hunger in lieu of gifts for her 11th birthday party in Toronto back in 2013, she had no idea it […]