Menu

Monthly Archives: August 2018

This Time Last Year: A Review of the Rohingya Refugee Crisis

 Photo: Sébastien Duijndam for Action Against Hunger, Bangladesh This time last year hundreds of thousands of Rohingya poured into Bangladesh, fleeing from being persecuted in their homeland of Rakhine state, Myanmar. Today, more than 900,000 refugees are based in Cox’s Bazar, living in overcrowded makeshift camps which have grown to become the world’s largest refugee […]

#BrownBagIt with Chef Zane Caplansky

As part of our #brownbagit campaign, Action Against Hunger is sharing simple packed lunch recipes from Canadian chefs from coast-to-coast-to-coast. This fall, join your fellow Canadians: pack a nutritious lunch and donate the money you save so every kid can eat a healthy lunch.  Read on for this week’s tasty recipe from Toronto’s Chef Zane Caplansky:   Chef […]

“I nicknamed her ‘Action Against Hunger’ because they saved her life.”

The story of a determined mother and a traditional father in southwest Somalia, and Action Against Hunger’s work to help save the life of their severely malnourished daughter. Photos: Fardosa Hussein for Action Against Hunger, Somalia     “Hey, Action Against Hunger, come here!” Xukun Muhumed calls out to her bubbly 21-month-old daughter Anzal. Her […]

Bringing health closer to home: How community health workers in Kenya are stopping preventable deaths, one home visit at a time

Photo: Lys Arango for Action Against Hunger, Kenya   We know how to stop most of the top causes of death for young children around the world – malaria, diarrhea, and pneumonia are all preventable and treatable through medicines, vaccines, and other scientifically-proven tools. Widespread malnutrition makes children even more vulnerable to these diseases, but organizations […]

SENEGAL: THIRD DROUGHT IN SIX YEARS LEAVES 245,000 PEOPLE FOOD INSECURE

   Senegal is experiencing the third severe drought period in six years, after 2011 and 2014, leaving nearly a quarter of a million people food insecure as the ‘hunger season’ begins.   “As early as October 2017, we began to warn of the impending food crisis caused by the rainfall deficit recorded that year. Now, […]

Annual Report & Financials 2017

Read Action Against Hunger Canada’s 2017 Annual Report highlighting the interventions made possible by donors like you. Along with donors around the world and support from Global Affairs Canada, together, we provided support to over 20.2 million people in 2017. Download the full report