Yearly Archives: 2019

Research Review 2018

This year’s annual Research Review brings you updates on our global research activities in 2018 including trends over time, with a deep dive on how we design and implement research to improve the effectiveness of our humanitarian assistance. For almost 40 years, Action Against Hunger has been at the forefront of the fight against hunger […]


Action Against Hunger is committed to constantly learning and improving on how best to take on the fight against hunger. As highlighted in our international strategic plan for 2020, “we are always innovating, always seeking the next breakthrough. Radical, ingenious ideas are waiting to be discovered. There is always a better way.” In Action Against […]

Haiti Hunger Food Aid - Action Against Hunger Canada

Alarming New Hunger Levels in Haiti: 1 in 3 People Urgently Need Food Aid

Rising political unrest and violence hamper access to aid With mounting violent unrest and pressure for President Jovenel Moïs to step down, 35 percent of the Haitian population – 3.67 million people – is now in urgent need of emergency food assistance. In a statement, Action Against Hunger’s Country Director in Haiti, Cedric Piriou said: […]

Statement: Nigeria – Action Against Hunger condemns the execution of four more hostages and calls for the immediate release of the remaining hostage

Paris, 13 December 2019 – The armed group responsible for kidnapping six humanitarian workers in north east Nigeria on 18 July, 2019 today claimed they have executed four hostages. This brings the number of fatalities to five. Action Against Hunger extends its deepest sympathies to their loved ones and our colleagues in Nigeria. Last July, […]

A little town with a glimmer of hope in the fight against hunger

Demberie and one of her children in front of their home. Photo by: Lys Arango During the 1980s, northern Ethiopia was immersed in one of the worst humanitarian crises in history: “A biblical famine in the twentieth century,” says Michael Buerk, reporter for the BBC while documenting those scenes of death and despair in the […]

Statement: Danny Glenwright, Executive Director of Action Against Hunger, joins CanWaCH board of directors.

Toronto, November 27, 2019 — Action Against Hunger Canada is excited to share that Executive Director Danny Glenwright has joined the Canadian Partnership for Women and Children’s Health (CanWaCH) board of directors. CanWaCH is a proud membership of more than 100 non-governmental organizations (NGOs), academic institutions, health professional associations and individuals partnering to improve health […]