Monthly Archives: December 2021

typhoon Rai - Action Against Hunger

“We are working against the clock to get food and drinking water to the local population”

Photo: Action Against Hunger, Philippines Typhoon Rai has affected more than 1,800,000 people and caused at least 375 deaths in the Philippines. According to local authorities, this is the worst typhoon to hit the country this year. Action Against Hunger is responding to the needs of affected populations, organising food distributions and facilitating access to […]

Dr. Oleg Bilukha - Action Against Hunger Canada

Our 2021 Humanitarian Champion Award Winner: Dr. Oleg Bilukha

Dr. Oleg Bilukha MD, PhD, second person from right. Photo: Action Against Hunger Canada Action Against Hunger Canada launched the Humanitarian Champion Award in 2019. The award serves to officially recognize individuals that have contributed significantly to the global vision and mission of Action Against Hunger; to draw public attention to the full scope of […]

Action Against Hunger 2020 Annual Report


Read Action Against Hunger Canada’s 2020 Annual Report highlighting the interventions made possible by donors like you. Along with donors around the world and support from Global Affairs Canada, together, we provided support to over 25 million people in 2020. Download the full report  

suffering from severe acute malnutrition

“I use my maximum potential to help my patients.” Meet Nurse Ware Arbale

Nurse Ware with 11-month old baby Fardosa and her mother, Safiya. Photo: Peter Caton for Action Against Hunger. In a small, eight-bed ward near the entrance of Yabelo General Hospital in Ethiopia, Senior Pediatric Nurse Ware Arbale is busy making her rounds. The patients here are children suffering from severe acute malnutrition, accompanied by their […]

Mali: Alarming food crisis leaves 1.2 million hungry

The number of Malians facing hunger has increased nearly threefold in one year, warns a coalition of 22 humanitarian organisations working in the country. The triple impacts of rising insecurity, droughts and Covid-19 have plunged a record number of 1.2 million people into a food crisis in 2021. “Food security is threatened on many fronts […]

Onome Ako WXN Annoucement

Women’s Executive Network Names Onome Ako One Of Canada’s Most Powerful Women Of 2021

TORONTO, Oct. 25, 2021 – Today, Onome Ako, CEO of Action Against Hunger, has been named one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women by the Women’s Executive Network (WXN). The announcement was made today as part of 2021 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award, which spans the private, public and not-for-profit sectors and recognizes outstanding […]