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Mass Screenings - Action Against Hunger

How mass screenings are supporting the fight against malnutrition in Mali

A child’s nutrition status is assessed using a MUAC band (mid-upper arm circumference). Photo: Ben Stevens for Action Against Hunger, Mali Like most medical conditions, malnutrition can be best addressed and treated when it’s detected early. Mass screenings of children under five, as well as pregnant and lactating women – the groups most vulnerable to […]

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Empowering Women and Girls in Côte d’Ivoire

Photo: Sebastien Dujindam for Action Against Hunger, Côte d’Ivoire INTRODUCING ACT FEMMES ACT Femmes (Empowering Women and Girls in Tchologo Communities) is a new, five-year project that aims to empower women and girls in the Tchologo region of Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast). The Action Against Hunger-led project, in partnership with the Government of Canada, will […]

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How Community Engagement Is Building A Brighter Future For Refugees

Douaa, a volunteer with Action Against Hunger. Photo: Maria Klenner for Action Against Hunger Douaa El Mahmoud is a Syrian refugee who works with Action Against Hunger Lebanon. She conducts hygiene promotion sessions in the informal tented settlement in Baaloul, in the Bekaa Valley. Douaa has helped the community adopt healthy hygiene practices. Her volunteer experience […]

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Solar Panel Restores Pipes and Renews Hope

Photo: Brian Kimanthi for Action Against Hunger, Kenya Article by: Carolyne Shander and Mary Okello for Action Against Hunger, Kenya Access to safe and adequate water is a major challenge for the residents of Chesoyow village in West Pokot County, Kenya. Families and their livestock primarily depend on water sourced from underground boreholes, because rainfall […]

Afghanistan Crisis - Action Against Hunger

Responding to Afghanistan’s Growing Humanitarian Crisis

Photo: Sandra Calligaro for Action Against Hunger, Afghanistan After a brief pause to ensure the safety of our aid workers, Action Against Hunger is gradually resuming our activities in Afghanistan. Since the Taliban captured Kabul and consolidated power in the country on August 15, the rapidly evolving political and security context has disrupted the delivery […]

Haiti earthquake response - Action Against Hunger

Haiti Earthquake Response: Providing Water, Nutrition, Mental Health Support

Photo: Action Against Hunger, Haiti It’s been 11 days since the 7.2 magnitude earthquake decimated Haiti’s southwestern region. Bridges and major roads were destroyed, hampering access to the most affected communities. Across the country, more than four million Haitians depended on humanitarian aid to meet their basic needs even before this most recent earthquake. The […]