Monthly Archives: June 2020

Kitchen Talk – Potato Salad Recipes

Ingredients: ¼ lb unsalted butter 1 cup mayonnaise 1 tsp lemon juice + 1 tsp zest 6 large (approx. 2 lbs) waxy potatoes cooked whole* – Yukon Golds or Red Skin work well 3 hard boiled eggs, grated or chopped (leave a few slices for garnishing if desired) 4 scallions, thinly sliced ¼ cup garlic […]

Planting Seeds of Hope in Uganda

Women farmers earn income and gain confidence. In Uganda’s Kiryandongo settlement, more than 65,000 refugees, primarily from South Sudan, have established temporary homes. Approximately 1.4 million refugees live in Uganda overall and about 85% of them are women and children. As part of Uganda’s progressive refugee policy, each refugee is given a small plot of […]

Report: Into the unknown: Listening to Syria’s displaced in the search for durable solutions

“We live in the unknown and head towards the unknown” – Internally displaced man in northeast Syria Over 50 Syrian and international NGOs published a report calling for action by participants of the upcoming Brussels IV Conference on the Future of Syria and the Region to support people displaced in and from Syria in their […]

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World Refugee Day: COVID-19 Exacerbates the Living Situation for Syrian Refugees in Lebanon

Reem, a mother of three, has been living in a refugee camp since 2014.  This Saturday, June 20 is World Refugee Day. 80% of the world’s refugee population lives in low- and middle-income countries, where health infrastructures are often less developed or less available. The consequences of countries’ containment measures can have devastating effects on […]

Fighting Coronavirus around the world - Action Against Hunger

Fighting Coronavirus Around the World

COVID-19 has affected nearly every country in the world, and no community has been prepared to deal with the pandemic. Coronavirus, high rates of serious malnutrition, low access to basic water, sanitation and hygiene services, and weak health systems are a deadly combination in many developing countries. Around the world, we’re responding to this pandemic, […]

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In their words: community health workers fight COVID-19

Action Against Hunger community health workers teach mothers about proper techniques for social distancing. When a child in Mali contracts malaria, community health workers are often the first to identify the illness. When a mother in Tanzania wants to improve their child’s diet, they turn to a community health volunteer. And when a parent in […]