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Yearly Archives: 2019

Make the Global Action Plan on Wasting about ACTION

Humanitarian Leaders call for a Transformation in Acute Malnutrition Treatment Acute malnutrition is a major global public health threat. At least 50 million children under five suffer from acute malnutrition (an extreme loss of weight that impairs health), and nearly 50% of under five deaths are driven by malnutrition. Acute malnutrition has been – and […]

Lean season in DR Congo: aid agencies fear for hundreds of thousands in desperate need

Hundreds of thousands of people who have fled their homes in the Ituri province of the Democratic Republic of Congo are in desperate need of food, water, shelter and medicines, 11 aid agencies warned today. Five months on from a resurgence of horrendous violence the agencies said that people are dying every day from preventable […]

World Food Day 2019 - Facts About Malnutrition

Did you know? 10 facts about malnutrition: World Food Day 2019

October 16th marks World Food Day. Action Against Hunger is determined to achieve zero hunger. Even as we celebrate the tremendous efforts of our supporters, partners, and communities around the world, we urge action and a renewed commitment from global leaders. Undernutrition is the single greatest threat to a child’s survival. An estimated 155 million […]

North East Syria - Action Against Hunger

15 aid agencies warn of humanitarian crisis in North-East Syria

Civilians at risk as violence escalates and humanitarian work is suspended Civilians in north-east Syria are at risk and humanitarian aid could be cut off following the launch of a new military operation in the area, leading aid agencies are warning. Reports from humanitarian responders on the ground say civilians are already on the move […]

Humanitarian Response Network - Action Against Hunger

Joint HRN Heads of Agency Statement: Working Together in the Humanitarian-Development-Peace-Nexus

On September 30, 2019, members of the Humanitarian Response Network of Canada (HRN) met in Montreal at the HRN Heads of Agency Meeting (HoA), an annual event that convenes Executive Directors and CEOs of HRN members, their senior humanitarian staff, and Government of Canada representatives to discuss their collective experiences in humanitarian response. At the […]

Annual Report 2018

Annual Report & Financials 2018

Read Action Against Hunger Canada’s 2018 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 21 million people in 2018. Download the full report