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Monthly Archives: February 2021

Global Hunger - Action Against Hunger

Global Hunger is Increasing. This is why.

An Action Against Hunger nutrition expert assesses a child’s nutrition status. Peter Caton for Action Against Hunger, South Sudan. After steadily declining for a decade, global hunger is once again on the rise. Conflict, climate change, and inequality are driving millions into a state of severe food insecurity. The COVID-19 pandemic has worsened this alarming […]

Children suffering from malnutrition - Action Against Hunger

Malnutrition nearly separated them for good. Now twins Princess and Precious are looking forward to a healthy future.

Princess and Precious with their grandmother, Sabina. Photo: Joan Nduta for Action Against Hunger, Tanzania. Although twin sisters Princess and Precious Ferdinand were born only hours apart, their health was vastly different. Princess, the older twin, was born healthy and strong, whereas Precious was small and weak. The girls live in the village of Chisayu, […]

Maternity Care - Action Against Hunger

Maternity Open Days: Bringing communities together to promote maternal health

Mothers and babies gathered for a Maternity Open Day in Kenya. Photo: Naomi Garneau for Action Against Hunger. Editor’s Note: Material for this article was gathered before the COVID-19 pandemic. Since then, prevention measures including social distancing and limiting the size of gatherings have been implemented across all our programs. When women give birth under […]

Human Resources Manager

Job title Human Resources Manager Job location Action Against Hunger/Action contre la Faim – Canada Supervisor Executive Director Contract Type Full Time Salary 66,000 – 80,000 CAD Location Toronto, Canada Background Founded in 1979, Action Against Hunger is a global humanitarian organization that takes decisive action against the causes and effects of hunger. Our mission […]

Crisis In Yemen - Action Against Hunger

After years of war, families in Yemen struggle for survival

Children collecting water from a water point. Photo: Florian Seriex for Action Against Hunger, Yemen. In Yemen, years of conflict have taken a devastating toll on children and families. The conflict has contributed to the collapse of the economy and basic services and is pushing nearly every district in the country into extreme or crisis […]

Terms of Reference – Interpreter Internship

Job title Interpreter Internship Job location Action Against Hunger/Action contre la Faim – Canada – Toronto Office Type of position Paid Internship or Practicum Duration Punctual assignments may vary in number and length over the course of 2021 Background Created in 1979, Action Against Hunger is a non-governmental organization that aims to provide solutions to […]