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Global hunger rises for fourth consecutive year

Following the publication of the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2020 Report by the UN Food and Agriculture Agency (FAO), Action Against Hunger is alarmed by the steady rise in the number of people suffering from hunger, a terrible toll that the COVID-19 pandemic will further exacerbate. In 2019, an estimated […]

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“I Thought She Would Never Get Better”

Ahada with her 13-month-old daughter Suldana. Photo: Ibrahim Jirow for Action Against Hunger, Somalia. Ahada was alarmed when her 13-month-old daughter Suldana fell sick with a high fever and started losing weight rapidly. “When I saw my daughter’s health state, despair and desolation troubled my soul,” she remembers. Seeing her condition worsen as the days […]

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Action Against Hunger Warns of Rising Hunger in Latin America Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Action Against Hunger team members demonstrating proper hygiene techniques. “Latin America is facing an unprecedented hunger crisis as a result of the pandemic,” said Benedetta Lettera, our Desk Manager in Latin America. “It is a perfect storm, with a major health crisis, accompanied by a socioeconomic crisis, with a grassroots situation that was complex even […]

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Care Groups and Their Gardens Flourish in Cambodia

A member of the community tending her garden in Cambodia. Photo by: Jean-Francois Perigois for Action Against Hunger Cambodia. In 2016, at least one in three children in Preah Vihear Province, Cambodia, were chronically malnourished. Our teams set out to change this – focusing on mothers and children and in consultation with community leaders at […]

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How to Stop the Spread of COVID-19: Lessons From Ebola

One of the many hand-washing stations we operate in South Sudan. This post, written by Sulaiman Sesay, Action Against Hunger’s Country Director in South Sudan, was originally published on EcoWatch on June 19, 2020. I lost five family members to Ebola within two weeks when the virus ravaged Liberia in 2014. First my uncle became […]

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Missed Kitchen Talk? Watch it here

On Tuesday June 30, we hosted Kitchen Talk: a virtual cooking class and fundraiser for our global COVID-19 response. If you weren’t able to make it, you can now watch the entire event below! Enjoy Chefs Joshna and Rossy’s cook off, and add two potato salad recipes to your summer rotation! You’ll also learn about […]