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Ukrainians fleeing conflict - Action Against Hunger

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 […]

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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 […]

Yemen War - Action Against Hunger

Living Through Yemen’s War: Nada’s Story

Action Against Hunger’s Communications Officer in Yemen, Nada al-Saqaf, shares her story of what life has been in Yemen, before and during the seven-year conflict. Where I grew up, in Yemen’s Lahj Governorate, was filled with joy and fun. My older brother, sister, and I used to go with our grandmother to the green fields […]

Severe Drought Somalia - Action Against Hunger

“What Can I Give Her?” Desperate Mothers Forced to Flee in Search of Food in Somalia

Photo: Ahmed Issak Hussein for Action Against Hunger, Somalia Mumina Afyarow has no milk left to breastfeed her youngest daughter, just five months old. “What can I give her?” asks the 29-year-old mother of three children under six. In Southwest Somalia, severe drought and extremely limited access to clean water and health services have left […]

Ukraine Civilians Update - Action Against Hunger

Ukraine: NGO Statement on the Targeting of Civilians and Civilian Infrastructure

Photo: Gonzalo Höhr for Action Against Hunger, Moldova We, the undersigned humanitarian organizations, are shocked and disturbed by the level of humanitarian needs and mass civilian deaths, casualties, and sexual violence against women and girls witnessed in different regions across Ukraine. Targeting densely populated areas and collectively depriving civilians of their right to access basic […]