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Yearly Archives: 2019

Did you know GBV is a cause and consequence of hunger?

Gender-based violence is a pervasive protection and human rights issue that is often exacerbated during and after humanitarian emergencies. While the existence of gender-based violence may be extremely difficult to document in any given emergency, research has shown that incidences of gender-based violence are under-reported and occur regardless of the presence or absence of evidence. […]

40 Years Leading the Fight Against Hunger

In 1979, Action Against Hunger’s first intervention was launched to help Afghani refugees in Pakistan. This is a special month in Action Against Hunger’s history: it’s been 40 years since our founding. On November 15, 1979, a group of French academics, scientists, and doctors banded together to create a better way to deal with hunger. […]

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An Interview with an MHCP Worker in Gambella

Mary is a psychosocial worker for Action Against Hunger in Gambella, Ethiopia.   Action Against Hunger’s humanitarian workers are an integral part in carrying out our mission, which is to fight hunger and its root causes worldwide. Did you know that more than 95% of our staff are local to the countries in which they […]

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Robert’s Road to Recovery

Claudia is looking forward to celebrating her grandson Robert’s birthday. Just three months ago, she wasn’t sure if he would even make it this far: he nearly lost his life to severe acute malnutrition. She couldn’t bear to lose another child. Claudia’s daughter died tragically one week after Robert was born due to childbirth complications. […]

Action Against Hunger lifesaving activities to resume in Nigeria

Action Against Hunger is pleased to announce that the suspension of its activities in North East Nigeria has been temporarily lifted. Action Against Hunger would like to thank the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, the Humanitarian Community and its donors for their assistance to get this suspension lifted. It is time […]

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Food for Action 2019 – Thank you!

Don’t miss more photo highlights from the event here…   Action Against Hunger Canada hosted its fourth annual Food for Action fundraising dinner at George Brown College Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts in Toronto. Held on October 23rd, more than 300 benefactors attended the evening dinner and Nightcap fundraiser. Our annual fundraiser brings awareness […]