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After 10 Years of Conflict, 60% of Syria’s Population Struggles to Feed Themselves
Photo by Action Against Hunger, Syria. As Syria marks its tenth year of conflict, 13.4 million people – 75% of the country’s population – are in need of urgent humanitarian assistance, a 20% increase from 2020. The cost of the basic food basket has increased by 250% in the last year and is beyond the […]
Following the Beirut Explosion, We helped Serine and Her Family get their Shelter Back
Serine and her newborn with an Action Against Hunger support worker. On August 4, 2020, a massive explosion erupted in the port of Beirut, Lebanon. The blast devastated the port area, the main avenue for imports of essential goods into the country. It leveled nearby buildings and severely damaged critical infrastructure including hospitals, storage facilities […]
Global Hunger is Increasing. This is why.
An Action Against Hunger nutrition expert assesses a child’s nutrition status. Peter Caton for Action Against Hunger, South Sudan. After steadily declining for a decade, global hunger is once again on the rise. Conflict, climate change, and inequality are driving millions into a state of severe food insecurity. The COVID-19 pandemic has worsened this alarming […]
Year in Photos 2020
A YEAR LIKE NO OTHER Words alone cannot describe a year like 2020, which brought immense losses while showing us the true meaning of resilience. Through a selection of powerful photographs, we tell the story of a year that challenged us like never before. Join us as we look back on the hardships we faced, […]
Malnutrition nearly separated them for good. Now twins Princess and Precious are looking forward to a healthy future.
Princess and Precious with their grandmother, Sabina. Photo: Joan Nduta for Action Against Hunger, Tanzania. Although twin sisters Princess and Precious Ferdinand were born only hours apart, their health was vastly different. Princess, the older twin, was born healthy and strong, whereas Precious was small and weak. The girls live in the village of Chisayu, […]
Maternity Open Days: Bringing communities together to promote maternal health
Mothers and babies gathered for a Maternity Open Day in Kenya. Photo: Naomi Garneau for Action Against Hunger. Editor’s Note: Material for this article was gathered before the COVID-19 pandemic. Since then, prevention measures including social distancing and limiting the size of gatherings have been implemented across all our programs. When women give birth under […]