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The World’s Hungriest Countries

The latest UN Hunger Hotspots report highlights Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen as the countries with the highest levels of hunger. An all-time high of 49 million people in 46 countries across the globe are now at risk of famine or a food crisis, unless they receive immediate life-saving support. This includes […]

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“My Mom Does Good Work”

Photo: Peter Caton for Action Against Hunger, Kenya In Kenya, community health volunteers show mothers how to detect child malnutrition at home “Before Action Against Hunger found us, we were still having many cases of malnutrition,” explains Rose Chepochonyil, a community health volunteer in the village of Kapkitony, northwestern Kenya. “But we are now able […]

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World Hunger: Key Facts and Statistics on Hunger 2022

Photo: Action Against Hunger What is Hunger According to the UN’s Hunger Report, hunger is the term used to define periods when populations are experiencing severe food insecurity—meaning that they go for entire days without eating due to lack of money, lack of access to food, or other resources. 1 What is the definition of […]

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Goats and Big Dreams in Kenya

Photo: Peter Caton for Action Against Hunger, Kenya “I love my group a lot…Every week, we learn. It has also given us that bond of love between each other,” says Rosalyn, a member of her local mother-to-mother support group in Kapkitony, northwestern Kenya. Rosalyn serves as the group’s goat-keeper, and her position is vital. The […]

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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 […]