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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 […]

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 […]