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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 […]

Madagascar: Climate Crisis in Grand Sud is Causing an Alarming Increase in Malnutrition Cases

Paris, March 4, 2021 – Over 4,000 children under five have been admitted to ambulatory nutritional rehabilitation centres (CRENA) in the Grand Sud region with severe forms of undernutrition each month since the beginning of 2021. This number has more than doubled compared to the same period last year, when the country was already suffering […]

Designating ‘Houthis’ a terrorist organization will have a disastrous impact on civilians in Yemen

11 January 2020 – Action Against Hunger is extremely concerned about the humanitarian consequences of the United States designating Ansar Allah (known as the ‘Houthis’) in Yemen as a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO). We firmly believe this designation will have a devastating impact on a civilian population already living in the world’s worst humanitarian disaster […]

Executive Director Danny Glenwright

Message from the Board Chair: Departure of Executive Director, Danny Glenwright

Danny Glenwright joined Action Against Hunger in 2015. After six successful years with Action Against Hunger Canada, Danny Glenwright will be stepping down as Executive Director effective February 26, 2021 to become President and CEO of Save the Children Canada. We are grateful to Danny for his tremendous contributions and appreciate his continued commitment to […]