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Monthly Archives: April 2019

Jan’s adventure to Peru

Photo by Lys Arango. Samanta, Amelie, Marwin and Jan at their home in Carabayllo, Peru.   Jan, 7-years-old, says he’s certain that if his parents had not decided to flee Venezuela, he would never have had such an exciting life. “I’ve travelled across four countries, walked through trails in the jungle, seen amazing landscapes and […]

Health Worker Supervisor Ibrahim Sangare - Action Against Hunger

Meet Ibrahim, Our Health Worker Supervisor

This is Ibrahim Sangare. For four years, he has been supervising community health workers in the Kita region of Mali. He visits remote, hard-to-reach villages, where health workers have been trained by Action Against Hunger to spot and treat malnutrition.   Challenges to healthcare access in remote communities Some villages in the Kita region are […]

Gender Equality - Action Against Hunger

Joint Humanitarian Civil Society Statement on Canada’s Policy for Gender Equality in Humanitarian Action

On April 13, 2019, Canada introduced its new policy on gender equality in humanitarian action. The following is a joint response by Canadian civil society organizations active in humanitarian response, welcoming the new policy and looking forward to its implementation. As Canadian humanitarian agencies working to save lives, uphold human rights, and empower people, particularly […]

Update on Cyclone Idai: Child receiving clean water

Update on our Cyclone Idai response

Photo: Distribution of Water in Beira, Mozambique. Photo by Guillaume Matthieu.    Cyclone Idai’s lingering effects Cyclone Idai has passed, but its impact is far from over. Mozambique has been devastated by the cyclone and now faces the added pressure of a cholera epidemic. Zimbabwe was also hit hard by Cyclone Idai and has been […]

Reducing Risk of Cholera With Clean Water

After Cyclone Idai, Mozambique faces a new emergency: cholera

Cyclone survivors in Mozambique collect water Damage from Cyclone Idai   Cyclone Idai struck Malawi, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique last month. The catastrophic flooding has impacted all three countries, but Mozambique has taken the brunt of the devastation.  According to the latest numbers from the Government of Mozambique, 1,000 people have lost their lives, 146,000 people […]