Action Against Hunger commends the Government of Canada for its investment in global women’s health.
Toronto, ON, June 4, 2019 — Canada continues to be at the forefront of international assistance by advancing the health and rights of women, adolescents and children around the globe with a ten-year, $1.4 billion annual investment starting in 2023. The new funding, announced today as part of the Women Deliver 2019 conference taking place this week in Vancouver, formally recognizes the […]
New guidelines to enhance food insecurity and malnutrition analysis including in areas with no humanitarian access
Photo: Lys Arango for Action Against Hunger, South Sudan. Rome, Italy, 25 April 2019 – New global guidelines published by the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) today will further hone food security and nutrition analysis processes for better and more actionable information during humanitarian crises. After thorough consultations, food security and nutrition experts […]
Working against the clock in Lebanon to protect refugees from severe snow, rain and wind.
Snow storms Norma and Miriam have caused extensive damage over the last week: collapsed tents, blocked roads — all plunged deep under snow. Strong winds and abundant rain and snow have plagued the Bekaa Valley, where Action Against Hunger works. More than 350,000 Syrian refugees live in makeshift camps, and the number has increased since […]
Cold snap hits Lebanon; conditions worsen for Syrian refugees
On January 6, Winter Storm Norma brought heavy rain and snow, high winds, and frigid temperatures across Lebanon. Some areas were affected by floods, erosion, and heavy snowfall. In Bekaa Valley, where more than 340,000 Syrian refugees live, heavy rains have caused numerous floods, while snow has made road access difficult in more isolated areas. […]
Action Against Hunger joins the call to action on protection from gender-based violence in emergencies
Toronto, 25th November 2018 – At the end of October 2018, Action Against Hunger International became a proud member of the Call to Action on Protection from Gender-Based Violence in Emergencies. The Call to Action is a multi-stakeholder initiative that began in 2013 to transform the way gender-based violence (GBV) is addressed in humanitarian emergencies. […]
Action Against Hunger launches new nutrition program in Afghanistan with support from the Government of Canada
Thanks to Canada’s commitment to development efforts in Afghanistan, Action Against Hunger will continue to ensure improved nutrition, especially among children and young mothers in the country. With support from Global Affairs Canada, the project – Nutrition to Prevent Mother and Child Mortality and Morbidity in Afghanistan – will contribute to reduced malnutrition among […]