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Action Against Hunger Canada names Onome Ako as Chief Executive Officer

Toronto, Ontario (June 16, 2021) – Action Against Hunger Canada’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Onome Ako as Chief Executive Officer effective August 23, 2021. In addition to providing leadership and direction, her mandate is to develop a new five-year strategy to accelerate and diversify Action Against Hunger Canada’s revenue […]

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Civil Society Statement on the Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict (2021)

Over the past year, anniversaries of the conflicts in Syria, Libya, Yemen, and new outbreaks of violence elsewhere, have served as grim reminders of the international community’s lack of meaningful progress to uphold their commitments to protect civilians in armed conflict. The COVID-19 pandemic has interacted with new, ongoing, and protracted conflicts, exacerbating existing inequalities […]

Open Letter on Famine Prevention

An open letter to States and their Leaders from the civil society organisations working with and for the 270 million people facing hunger, starvation or famine all over the world. Every day, we bear witness to suffering and resilience. In Yemen, Afghanistan, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Burkina Faso, DRC, Honduras, Venezuela, Nigeria, Haiti, CAR, Uganda, Zimbabwe, […]

Action against Hunger condemns the new wave of violence in Damasak, Nigeria leaving thousands of people without vital assistance.

Last weekend, non-state armed groups attacked civilians and aid facilities in Damasak, in the northeast of Nigeria. The hospital and the stabilisation center where children affected with severe acute malnutrition are treated, along with NGO offices and aid workers’ homes were targeted and destroyed. Action Against Hunger denounces in the strongest terms this new wave […]

Starvation in Yemen - Action Against Hunger

In Yemen, an Entire Generation is Starving

The conflict in Yemen, now entering its seventh year, has taken a devastating human toll – 233,000 people have died, more than half from indirect causes including lack of food and healthcare. For four years, Yemen has been the site of the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. The country is now on the brink of famine. […]

Rohingya Fires - Action Against Hunger

10,000 Rohingya refugee families affected by massive fires in Cox’s Bazar

We stand in solidarity with the 10,000 Rohingya refugee families affected by the massive fires in Kutapalong Camp in Cox’s Bazar Bangladesh. The humanitarian community and the Government of Bangladesh have worked together tirelessly to support those affected by the blaze on March 22, 2021. The fire wreaked havoc in the densely packed refugee camps […]