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Action Against Hunger lifesaving activities to resume in Nigeria

Action Against Hunger is pleased to announce that the suspension of its activities in North East Nigeria has been temporarily lifted. Action Against Hunger would like to thank the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, the Humanitarian Community and its donors for their assistance to get this suspension lifted. It is time […]

Acute malnutrition treatment - Global Organizations

Make the Global Action Plan on Wasting about ACTION

Humanitarian Leaders call for a Transformation in Acute Malnutrition Treatment Acute malnutrition is a major global public health threat. At least 50 million children under five suffer from acute malnutrition (an extreme loss of weight that impairs health), and nearly 50% of under five deaths are driven by malnutrition. Acute malnutrition has been – and […]

DR Congo aid is needed - Action Against Hunger

Lean season in DR Congo: aid agencies fear for hundreds of thousands in desperate need

Hundreds of thousands of people who have fled their homes in the Ituri province of the Democratic Republic of Congo are in desperate need of food, water, shelter and medicines, 11 aid agencies warned today. Five months on from a resurgence of horrendous violence the agencies said that people are dying every day from preventable […]

North East Syria - Action Against Hunger

15 aid agencies warn of humanitarian crisis in North-East Syria

Civilians at risk as violence escalates and humanitarian work is suspended Civilians in north-east Syria are at risk and humanitarian aid could be cut off following the launch of a new military operation in the area, leading aid agencies are warning. Reports from humanitarian responders on the ground say civilians are already on the move […]

Nigeria: Action Against Hunger Denounces the Execution of One of Six Hostages Kidnapped on 18 July

Paris, September 25, 2019 – The armed group holding captive an employee of Action Against Hunger, two drivers and three health ministry personnel, have executed a hostage. Action Against Hunger condemns in the strongest terms this assassination and urgently calls for the release of the hostages, reminding them that they were present in the north-east […]

Action Against Hunger announces recipient of the inaugural Humanitarian Champion Award

Toronto, September 23, 2019 – Action Against Hunger, a leading international organization that fights hunger and its root causes, today announced that its former Board Chair Colleen Mahoney will be awarded its inaugural Humanitarian Champion Award. Action Against Hunger’s Board of Directors launched the award this year to honour individuals who have made significant contributions […]