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Improving women’s representation to address their health needs

Before the official launch of the ACT-Femmes project, a baseline study in the Tchologo region of Côte d’Ivoire was carried out by Action Against Hunger to assess the accessibility of basic social services available to women and adolescent girls in sexual and reproductive health, maternal and child health, neonatal health, and quality nutrition. The study […]

Ukraine – One Year of War and Disastrous Humanitarian Consequences

One year ago, Russia launched a major military offensive into Ukraine. Each day, civilians suffer, and international humanitarian law (IHL) is breached. Action Against Hunger calls for a political resolution to the conflict to end human suffering. The war has also given rise to significant concerns about global food security. For Action Against Hunger, it […]

Responding to Urgent Needs in Türkiye and Syria

Action Against Hunger is prioritizing health, hygiene, food, and shelter support in the wake of devastating earthquakes TORONTO, ON – Feb. 15, 2023 – Within a few hours of the magnitude 7.8 and 7.5 earthquakes that shook southeastern Türkiye and northern Syria last week, Action Against Hunger mobilized to respond. “Right now, we are working to meet […]

Women’s empowerment – the key to sustainable food security in Mali

Distribution of goods to members of women’s groups Access to land, climate-appropriate agricultural inputs and environmentally friendly production techniques are necessary to ensure sufficient food production with good nutritional value. Malian women play an essential role in agriculture, particularly in producing, processing, and selling market gardening and small-scale livestock products. However, efforts to improve the […]

Action Against Hunger Assesses and Responds to Urgent Needs after the Worst Earthquake to Strike Syria and Turkey in a Century

Survivors of Monday’s 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Turkey and Syria most urgently need sleeping kits (mattresses and blankets), heaters, fuel, hygiene kits and medicine, according to an initial assessment conducted by Action Against Hunger staff in Syria and Turkey alongside local agencies. The rapid report also confirmed the urgent need to rehabilitate sanitation and hygiene […]

After Earthquakes Devastate Turkey and Syria, Action Against Hunger Deploys Emergency Team

© Elif Aysenur Bay / IHA Agency TORONTO, ON – Feb. 6, 2023 – A magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck southeastern Turkey and northern Syria early the morning of February 6, 2023, followed by a 7.5 earthquake in central Turkey hours later. Preliminary estimates are that thousands of people have been killed or injured, and countless homes […]