Monthly Archives: August 2021

Haiti earthquake response - Action Against Hunger

Haiti Earthquake Response: Providing Water, Nutrition, Mental Health Support

Photo: Action Against Hunger, Haiti It’s been 11 days since the 7.2 magnitude earthquake decimated Haiti’s southwestern region. Bridges and major roads were destroyed, hampering access to the most affected communities. Across the country, more than four million Haitians depended on humanitarian aid to meet their basic needs even before this most recent earthquake. The […]

Rohingya crisis anniversary - Action Against Hunger

Rohingya Crisis: Four Years On

Action Against Hunger teams distribute cooked meals to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh. Photo: Kathleen Prior for Action Against. August 25, 2021 marks the fourth year of the Rohingya crisis. In 2017, thousands of Rohingya fled Myanmar for Bangladesh. Action Against Hunger stands with this vulnerable population, which continues to face difficult conditions upon arrival. Currently, […]

Children in Need - Action Against Hunger

Whatever It Takes To Reach Children In Need

In Paguir, South Sudan, members of our outreach team cross floodwaters by canoe to reach a remote community. Climate change is increasing the frequency and severity of flooding in the region. Photo: Peter Caton for Action Against Hunger. “Hunger makes everyone suffer, but malnutrition haunts the children,” says Robert, Action Against Hunger Nutrition Officer By […]

Haiti Earthquake - Action Against Hunger

Haiti Earthquake Leaves Thousands In Need

Photo: Christophe Da Silva for Action Against Hunger, Haiti The 7.2 magnitude earthquake that hit southern Haiti on the morning of August 14, 2021, has impacted an estimated 1.2 million people, including 540,000 children. Roseval Supreme, Action Against Hunger’s Country Director in Haiti, issued the following statement: “Saturday’s earthquake killed more than 1,400 people and […]

Climate Resilience - Action Against Hunger

Building Climate Resilience in Niger

Photo: Action Against Hunger, Niger Land degradation poses daunting challenges in Niger. In recent years, the deterioration of agricultural land has intensified, straining community relations and the environment. The RESILIAC project is responding with targeted solutions. For more than a decade, residents of Niger’s Diffa region have faced crisis after crisis. Lack of infrastructure and […]

Action Against Hunger Canada expands role in the Global Nutrition Cluster (GNC) Technical Alliance

Photo: Peter Caton for Action Against Hunger   Action Against Hunger Canada is pleased to announce our new role within the Global Nutrition Cluster (GNC) Technical Alliance. In addition to acting as technical lead in nutrition surveys and assessments for the Alliance’s Technical Support Team, we are now joining UNICEF and the GNC Coordination Team […]