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Mother and Child Malnutrition - Action Against Hunger

In Mpwapwa, mothers play a crucial role in tackling child malnutrition

Ester’s son, Grayson, has recovered from moderate acute malnutrition. “When my son was ill, he would just lie there, not moving. The sun could come, the rain could come. He wouldn’t move. He would just lie there.” Ester had no idea that her son, Grayson, was sick. “I had never heard of malnutrition,” the 24-year […]

Women in Science - Action Against Hunger

Celebrating Women in Science

Women in Science: A doctor at Kananbakache health centre, Niger February 11th, 2020 is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. It’s an important one for us, because we know dedication and innovation are key to ending hunger once and for all, and we can’t innovate without the full and equal access and participation […]

Taal Volcano Philippines - Action Against Hunger

Philippines Emergency: Responding to the Taal Volcano Eruption

The January 12 eruption of the Taal Volcano – the second most active in the Philippines – dropped ash and volcanic materials upon dozens of towns and villages, affecting 459,300 people on the island of Luzon and forcing 70,413 people to evacuate to 300 shelters in the provinces of Batangas, Cavite, and Laguna. Action Against […]

Displaced Moms Refugees Iraq - Action Against Hunger

Displaced Moms Find a Way to Rebuild

With psychological counselling and training from Action Against Hunger, mothers find strength, start businesses, and support their families. Photo: Sébastien Duijndam for Action Against Hunger, Iraq   In northern Iraq, golden hills and distant mountains simmer in hazy heat. Poverty, vulnerability, and unemployment affect nearly everyone here: local host communities, displaced Iraqis, and refugees from […]

Scotiabank Toronto Marathon - Action Against Hunger

In Toronto? Run with us this October!

With 40 years of experience, Action Against Hunger has been carrying out innovative and ground-breaking programs that help save lives of severely malnourished children while also helping communities become self-sufficient. We ensure everyone can access clean water, food, training and healthcare. We enable entire communities to be free from hunger. We’re able to do what […]

Conflict-related food insecurity Action Against Hunger

Open letter: discourse on refugees and migrants in upcoming elections

To the leaders of all federal political parties, We are writing because we are concerned about how refugees and migrants in Canada may be characterized during the upcoming federal election campaign. We welcome thoughtful discussion on complex issues related to migration, and recognize that there are many legitimate perspectives. We are also conscious that refugees […]