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World Food Programme – 2020 Nobel Peace Prize Winner

The announcement of the World Food Programme as the winner of the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize is a major achievement in the global fight against hunger. We extend our heartfelt congratulations to the WFP and are so proud to be a strong, long-time partner of this incredible organization. Action Against Hunger and the WFP share […]

Lebanon Crisis: Donations to the Humanitarian Coalition Will be Matched by the Government of Canada to Provide Emergency Assistance

The Humanitarian Coalition salutes the commitment of the Canadian government to match the donations made to provide assistance to the Lebanese people, after the disaster that devastated the city of Beirut, Lebanon. It is estimated that the explosion on August 4 of a warehouse in the port of Beirut has left at least 100 people […]

Canada’s Charities Make Urgent Ask of Ottawa for $10 Billion Stabilization Fund; Their Very Survival at Risk

Over 150 major charities form Emergency Coalition to save sector and maintain support to Canada’s most vulnerable. TORONTO, March 25, 2020 — The leaders of over 150 Canadian charities have written a letter to the Government of Canada asking for urgent financial support to prevent the irreparable collapse of the sector, and their vital programs, […]

Statement: Action Against Hunger calls for the immediate release of Grace Taku

Paris, 16 January 2020 – Action Against Hunger welcomes the release of the five aid workers kidnapped in northeast Nigeria on December 22, 2019. Despite this positive news, we remain extremely concerned for the life of Grace Taku, who has been held hostage since July 18, 2019. Action Against Hunger calls for her immediate release. […]

Statement: Nigeria – Action Against Hunger condemns the execution of four more hostages and calls for the immediate release of the remaining hostage

Paris, 13 December 2019 – The armed group responsible for kidnapping six humanitarian workers in north east Nigeria on 18 July, 2019 today claimed they have executed four hostages. This brings the number of fatalities to five. Action Against Hunger extends its deepest sympathies to their loved ones and our colleagues in Nigeria. Last July, […]

Statement: Danny Glenwright, Executive Director of Action Against Hunger, joins CanWaCH board of directors.

Toronto, November 27, 2019 — Action Against Hunger Canada is excited to share that Executive Director Danny Glenwright has joined the Canadian Partnership for Women and Children’s Health (CanWaCH) board of directors. CanWaCH is a proud membership of more than 100 non-governmental organizations (NGOs), academic institutions, health professional associations and individuals partnering to improve health […]