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“Caremongering” needs to turn to developing world

Our teams in the field are taking all the necessary precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 while ensuring the continuity of our lifesaving programs. Our Executive Director, Danny Glenwright, wrote this piece in response to the current COVID-19 pandemic facing the world. This excerpt is from an article originally published in Policy Options on […]

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Canada’s Charities Make Urgent Ask of Ottawa for $10 Billion Stabilization Fund; Their Very Survival at Risk

Over 150 major charities form Emergency Coalition to save sector and maintain support to Canada’s most vulnerable. The leaders of over 150 Canadian charities have written a letter to the Government of Canada asking for urgent financial support to prevent the irreparable collapse of the sector, and their vital programs, due to the COVID-19 crisis. […]

World Water Day: Access to clean water is more important than ever

Photo: Lys Arango for Action Against Hunger, Philippines As we are faced with the coronavirus pandemic, we are constantly reminded about the importance of handwashing. But how can families wash their hands when clean water is kilometers away? Around the world, 40% of people lack access to basic handwashing facilities at home, and 780 million […]

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Coronavirus: how Action Against Hunger is responding to the pandemic

Photo: Daniel Burgui for Action Against Hunger, Philippines At Action Against Hunger, we take the threat of coronavirus/COVID-19 very seriously and have put measures in place to protect the health and safety of our staff and people in the communities that we serve around the world. Based on guidance from Health Canada, the Centre for […]

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Longing for home: harsh winters in a Lebanese refugee camp

“We are only trying to protect ourselves from the freezing cold during the winter. We hope to be able to return to our home.” Winter has returned to Aarsal, Lebanon – a town close to the eastern border with Syria. For many refugees in their ninth year away from home, the biting wind and endless […]

International Women's Day 2020 - Action Against Hunger Canada

Not your average influencer: these women save lives in Somalia

Female community influencers are working to promote and improve health for both mothers and children. Photo: Fardosa Hussein for Action Against Hunger, Somalia. International Women’s Day serves as a reminder of the important achievements of women in the fight for equal rights, but also of their crucial role in fostering change in their communities. In […]