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Ukraine Attacks - Action Against Hunger

Ukraine: Attacks on civilian infrastructure leaving millions of people in need must stop now!

Humanitarian organisations condemn continued attacks on civilian infrastructure in Ukraine leaving people without water, electricity and heating in freezing temperatures. International and Ukrainian NGOs strongly condemn the latest round of air strikes across Ukraine by the Russian Armed Forces. News reports estimate that 10 civilians have died and at least 50 have been wounded. The […]

Monsoon Rains Pakistan - Action Against Hunger

Pakistan: One in Seven People Affected By Monsoon Rains

Photo: Action Against Hunger, Pakistan ACTION AGAINST HUNGER INTERVENES IN THE MOST AFFECTED AREAS IN SINDH AND BALOCHISTAN PROVINCES From June, Pakistan has been affected by the worst monsoon rains in recorded history. As the toll continues to rise, Action Against Hunger teams in the country are preparing to intervene in the provinces of Sindh […]

Action Against Hunger Canada Appoints Leslie Carter as the New Chair of our Board of Directors

Toronto, July 5th, 2022 – Action Against Hunger Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of Leslie Carter as the new Chair of our Board of Directors. Victoria Davies, our most recent Board Chair, will continue to serve in the capacity of past board chair for a year. “As a Director, Leslie has been involved […]

Global Hunger Crisis: G7 support needed urgently

Berlin, May 17, 2022 – Ahead of the G7 Development Ministers’ meeting, Action Against Hunger warns of devastating hunger crises around the world. The organization is calling on G7 countries to launch a food and nutrition security alliance and immediately provide a multi-billion-dollar support package to save the most vulnerable children, women and men from […]

Nearly 90% of Experts Surveyed Predict that the Global Hunger Crisis Will Grow Over the Next 10 Years, Without Greater Innovation

New Research Illuminates the Need to Rethink Hunger Prevention and Relief NEW YORK, NY – Jan. 31, 2022 – A new report released today found that nearly 90% of international food security and nutrition experts surveyed predict that without innovation and bold action, global hunger will continue to rise over the next decade. However, two-thirds […]

typhoon Rai - Action Against Hunger

“We are working against the clock to get food and drinking water to the local population”

Photo: Action Against Hunger, Philippines Typhoon Rai has affected more than 1,800,000 people and caused at least 375 deaths in the Philippines. According to local authorities, this is the worst typhoon to hit the country this year. Action Against Hunger is responding to the needs of affected populations, organising food distributions and facilitating access to […]