Monthly Archives: June 2022

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A Holistic Approach to Health for Moms

Photo: Olivia Acland for Action Against Hunger, Democratic Republic of Congo In the Mweso region of North Kivu, in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, Action Against Hunger works in very hard-to-access communities – ongoing conflicts make this area difficult to access safely. A recent spike in violence has further reduced already-limited transportation options, job opportunities, […]

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The World’s Hungriest Countries

The latest UN Hunger Hotspots report highlights Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen as the countries with the highest levels of hunger. An all-time high of 49 million people in 46 countries across the globe are now at risk of famine or a food crisis, unless they receive immediate life-saving support. This includes […]

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“My Mom Does Good Work”

Photo: Peter Caton for Action Against Hunger, Kenya In Kenya, community health volunteers show mothers how to detect child malnutrition at home “Before Action Against Hunger found us, we were still having many cases of malnutrition,” explains Rose Chepochonyil, a community health volunteer in the village of Kapkitony, northwestern Kenya. “But we are now able […]