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Open Letter on Famine Prevention

An open letter to States and their Leaders from the civil society organisations working with and for the 270 million people facing hunger, starvation or famine all over the world. Every day, we bear witness to suffering and resilience. In Yemen, Afghanistan, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Burkina Faso, DRC, Honduras, Venezuela, Nigeria, Haiti, CAR, Uganda, Zimbabwe, […]

Action against Hunger condemns the new wave of violence in Damasak, Nigeria leaving thousands of people without vital assistance.

Last weekend, non-state armed groups attacked civilians and aid facilities in Damasak, in the northeast of Nigeria. The hospital and the stabilisation center where children affected with severe acute malnutrition are treated, along with NGO offices and aid workers’ homes were targeted and destroyed. Action Against Hunger denounces in the strongest terms this new wave […]

Starvation in Yemen - Action Against Hunger

In Yemen, an Entire Generation is Starving

The conflict in Yemen, now entering its seventh year, has taken a devastating human toll – 233,000 people have died, more than half from indirect causes including lack of food and healthcare. For four years, Yemen has been the site of the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. The country is now on the brink of famine. […]

Rohingya Fires - Action Against Hunger

10,000 Rohingya refugee families affected by massive fires in Cox’s Bazar

We stand in solidarity with the 10,000 Rohingya refugee families affected by the massive fires in Kutapalong Camp in Cox’s Bazar Bangladesh. The humanitarian community and the Government of Bangladesh have worked together tirelessly to support those affected by the blaze on March 22, 2021. The fire wreaked havoc in the densely packed refugee camps […]

Rohinya Fire - Bangladesh - Action Against Hunger

Devastating Fires in Rohingya Refugee Camps Demonstrate Continued Need for Immediate Emergency Assistance and Protection

Massive fires swept through the Rohingya refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh on March 22. Action Against Hunger is deeply concerned about the impact of the fires on top of daily challenges faced by Rohingya refugees. After nearly four years living in overcrowded camps, hundreds of thousands of refugees face a more precarious and uncertain […]

10 Years Conflict Syria - Action Against Hunger Canada

After 10 Years of Conflict, 60% of Syria’s Population Struggles to Feed Themselves

Photo by Action Against Hunger, Syria. As Syria marks its tenth year of conflict, 13.4 million people – 75% of the country’s population – are in need of urgent humanitarian assistance, a 20% increase from 2020. The cost of the basic food basket has increased by 250% in the last year and is beyond the […]