Monthly Archives: May 2022

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World Hunger: Key Facts and Statistics on Hunger 2022

Photo: Action Against Hunger What is Hunger According to the UN’s Hunger Report, hunger is the term used to define periods when populations are experiencing severe food insecurity—meaning that they go for entire days without eating due to lack of money, lack of access to food, or other resources. 1 What is the definition of […]

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Goats and Big Dreams in Kenya

Photo: Peter Caton for Action Against Hunger, Kenya “I love my group a lot…Every week, we learn. It has also given us that bond of love between each other,” says Rosalyn, a member of her local mother-to-mother support group in Kapkitony, northwestern Kenya. Rosalyn serves as the group’s goat-keeper, and her position is vital. The […]

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How Action Against Hunger Supports Ukrainians Fleeing Conflict

Gert Jochems / Agence VU’ for Action Against Hunger, Ukraine The ongoing conflict in Ukraine threatens the lives and livelihoods of millions of civilians. More than 11 million people have been forced to flee their homes and more than 4 million crossed borders to escape the conflict. Displaced families have left behind jobs, belongings, and […]

Global Hunger Crisis: G7 support needed urgently

Berlin, May 17, 2022 – Ahead of the G7 Development Ministers’ meeting, Action Against Hunger warns of devastating hunger crises around the world. The organization is calling on G7 countries to launch a food and nutrition security alliance and immediately provide a multi-billion-dollar support package to save the most vulnerable children, women and men from […]

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Emergency Water Trucking Provides Relief & Safety to Women in Somalia

Photo: Action Against Hunger, Somalia Around the world, women and girls are responsible for fetching water in 80% of households. When water is scarce, their journey to find water is often longer and more dangerous. Women and girls face the risk of sexual and gender-based violence while walking for hours out in the open to […]

Drought in the Horn of Africa - Action Against Hunger

“Our Future is Bright”: Women Farmers in Kenya Weather the Drought

Photo: Peter Caton for Action Against Hunger, Kenya Rosina leads a group of more than 20 women in Kapkitony, a village in northwestern Kenya, in the fight against hunger. Their work is more important now than ever, as the severe, prolonged drought in the Horn of Africa puts more than 20 million people at risk […]