Monthly Archives: June 2023

Planting Seeds of Hope in Zambia

A Q&A with Mary Khozi, Action Against Hunger’s Country Director for Zambia Nearly 60% of Zambia’s population lives under the poverty line. The country has high rates of inequality, and many people struggle on a daily basis to feed themselves and their families. Zambia has one of the worst food security crises in the world, […]

A Single Plot, a World of Difference

How Innovative Gardening Transformed Thousands of Lives in a Refugee Community More than 1.5 million refugees have settled in Uganda in a desperate search for food, water, and peace. Most are women and most come from South Sudan, where conflict forced families to flee their homes and make a perilous journey over the southern border. […]

More than 50,000 children in malnutrition programs have had their treatment interrupted in Sudan

Photo by Andrew Parsons for Action Against Hunger June 15, 2023. Today marks two months of escalating violence in Sudan. Clashes between the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) continue in Khartoum, Darfur, and several areas of the country. Conflict and forced displacement are causing malnutrition rates to skyrocket. More than […]

Sudanese Refugees in Chad Brace for the Toll of Impending Rainy Season

Since mid-April, more than 100,000 people have fled the violence in Sudan and sought refuge in Chad. Action Against Hunger is providing assistance in the provinces of Wadi Fira and Sila by supplying clean water, access to sanitation facilities, and essential supplies. Funding for the emergency response has been limited and the temporary shelters where […]

Canadian charities unite to respond to humanitarian crisis in East Africa

OTTAWA, ON, June 5, 2023 /CNW/ – In response to the combined impact of conflict, climate and hunger in parts of east Africa, along with the ripple effects of the conflict in Sudan, leading Canadian aid agencies – working together as the Humanitarian Coalition – are raising funds to rush assistance to people in need. […]