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Action Against Hunger Responds to Severe Flooding in Libya

Catastrophic flooding caused by Storm Daniel has severely affected eastern Libya. The coastal city of Derna is the hardest hit area after two dams upstream from the town burst under pressure from the floods, causing a trail of devastation, leaving thousands dead and many trapped in their homes. Action Against Hunger has been working in […]

How One Solar-Powered Innovation Changed an Entire Community

The Smart Tap System: A Vending Machine for Water Facing the region’s worst drought in 70 years, more than 16 million people across the Horn of Africa cannot access enough water. Habiba Kanchora Wario was one of them. Each morning, the Kenyan mother of three would wake up at 6 a.m. to trek miles to […]

Six Months After Devastating Earthquakes, Four Million Children in Turkey Still in Need of Humanitarian Aid

Six months after earthquakes in Turkey and Syria left thousands dead, both countries are still struggling to provide basic services to people affected by the disaster. “Although half a year has passed since the devastating earthquakes, recovery is not yet complete,” said Chiara Saccardi, Action Against Hunger’s Regional Director for the Middle East. “Action Against Hunger continues […]

Niger: Coup Could Exacerbate Humanitarian Crisis

Photo: Lys Arango, Action Against Hunger, Niger Action Against Hunger has suspended some of our programs in Niger, and our teams are standing by to resume them as soon as possible. During a coup on July 26, Niger’s presidential guard detained President Mohamed Bazoum inside the Presidential Palace. Military authorities have also closed air and […]

783 Million People Face Hunger Globally, New Report Shows

Action Against Hunger warns of dangerous disparities as inequality worsens between regions  Toronto – July 12, 2023 – Globally, as many as 783 million people—more than the total population of North America—suffer from hunger, according to the State of the Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI) report released today by four United Nations […]

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, […]