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Yearly Archives: 2019

Shaadya at home is part of the recycling program - Action Against Hunger

Recycling to build a new life

Though Jordan may be a landlocked country in the Middle East, inhabited by more than 10 million people, it is, in some ways, an island of stability in the region. Although it shares its borders with many turbulent neighbours, in recent years, the Hashemite Kingdom has made it a point of honour to maintain peace. […]

Malnutrition in Mauritania - Action Against Hunger

Ousmane’s triumph against malnutrition

Photo: Ousmane, one-and-a-half year old boy treated by our staff in Mauritania. Lys Arango for Action Against Hunger. Our communications officer, Lys Arango, was recently in Mauritania, where she met Aminata and her son, Ousmane. Here, Lys shares her story: “Tell me Aminata,” asks the psychosocial worker, “how many days ago did Ousmane start to have […]

Scotiabank Toronto Marathon - Action Against Hunger

In Toronto? Run with us this October!

With 40 years of experience, Action Against Hunger has been carrying out innovative and ground-breaking programs that help save lives of severely malnourished children while also helping communities become self-sufficient. We ensure everyone can access clean water, food, training and healthcare. We enable entire communities to be free from hunger. We’re able to do what […]

Multiple Crises in Yemen - Action Against Hunger

Clean water and better health in Yemen

In the small village of Al Gaza’ in Yemen, war and conflict have devastated the community. Although difficult, life before the war was still somewhat comfortable. Back then, some services, such as water and sanitation, were not yet available but residents were able to buy water that was trucked in. Construction of a water network […]

Statement on the aid convoy incident in Borno State, Nigeria

Abduction of Action Against Hunger (ACF) staff member in Nigeria – Update July 25, 2019 A video released on Wednesday, July 24 in the evening shows the female Action Against Hunger staff member alongside five companions (drivers and health workers engaged in a humanitarian program run by Action Against Hunger in Damasak region, Borno State) […]

gender inequality and gender-based violence trainings - Action Against Hunger

Engaging with the Referral System as Nutrition Actors: Regional Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Trainings

At Action Against Hunger, we are committed to tackling the root causes of gender inequality and gender-based violence. We know that gender inequality and gender-based violence are both a cause and consequence of hunger and have deep impacts on the lives of the people we work with. Our organization’s dedicated Gender Unit supports our commitment […]