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Empowering Women and Uniting Communities in Jordan

Photo: Salam Naqaresh working on her sewing machine. Freya Dowson for Action Against Hunger. Since the onset of the Syrian Civil War in 2011, approximately 660,000 people have fled Syria and registered as refugees in Jordan. Due to the constant influx of people from across the border, refugees and Jordanians alike have been struggling with […]

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Meet Luz Tamara, the school janitor who saves lives

Photo: Lys Arango for Action Against Hunger. Luz Tamara Angulo was cleaning toilets in the Mi Pequeño Sol de Lima school when she heard screams coming from the classroom. She ran toward the noise and found a five-year-old boy named Thiago on the floor. As his teacher watched in panic, Thiago was having a series […]

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Meet Hawa, a Health Worker Saving Lives in Mali

Hawa Coulibaly. Photo: Toby Madden for Action Against Hunger. Meet Hawa Meet Hawa Coulibaly, a 30-year-old community health worker trained by Action Against Hunger. She lives and works in the remote village of Kourougue in rural Mali. Along with being a health worker, Hawa is also a mother. From the home where she raises her three […]

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7 years of conflict in Syria: 7-year-old refugees who dream of home

Photo: Syrian refugees in Jordan. Action Against Hunger, Jordan   Seven years ago, the devastating conflict in Syria began. Today, thousands of children, like 7-year-old Kafaá shown below, have lived their entire lives with their country at war.  Millions of Syrians have been displaced — more than half of them are children. Some, born as refugees, have never even seen the country their parents […]

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The Hidden Hungry

Photo: Our National Program Manager, Mira Lyonblum, facilitating an experiential workshop with Canadian students. Below is her response to a recent article in The Walrus (April 2019)   When I ask young people what hunger looks like, the image that gets conjured up is generally a dusty rural village, a child wearing little clothing, flies […]

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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 […]