Nigeria: Action Against Hunger forced to close its office in Maiduguri
Paris, September 19th, 2019 – Action Against Hunger has been ordered, on Wednesday September 18th, by Nigerian army soldiers to close its main office in Maiduguri, Borno state, northeastern Nigeria. This decision without notice and without any explanation jeopardizes the assistance Action Against Hunger is providing to the most vulnerable in Borno State and halts, […]
Action Against Hunger staff members killed in violence in Gambella, Ethiopia
With deep sadness, Action Against Hunger has confirmed that two of our colleagues were killed in the Gambella region of Ethiopia early this morning. Team members were in transit from our 24-hour pediatric Nutrition Stabilization Center inside the Nguenyyiel Refugee camp when they were ambushed by armed individuals. Two employees were killed at the scene. […]
Statement on the aid convoy incident in Borno State, Nigeria
Abduction of Action Against Hunger (ACF) staff member in Nigeria – Update July 25, 2019 A video released on Wednesday, July 24 in the evening shows the female Action Against Hunger staff member alongside five companions (drivers and health workers engaged in a humanitarian program run by Action Against Hunger in Damasak region, Borno State) […]
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 […]