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North East Syria - Action Against Hunger

15 aid agencies warn of humanitarian crisis in North-East Syria

Civilians at risk as violence escalates and humanitarian work is suspended Civilians in north-east Syria are at risk and humanitarian aid could be cut off following the launch of a new military operation in the area, leading aid agencies are warning. Reports from humanitarian responders on the ground say civilians are already on the move […]

Humanitarian Response Network - Action Against Hunger

Joint HRN Heads of Agency Statement: Working Together in the Humanitarian-Development-Peace-Nexus

On September 30, 2019, members of the Humanitarian Response Network of Canada (HRN) met in Montreal at the HRN Heads of Agency Meeting (HoA), an annual event that convenes Executive Directors and CEOs of HRN members, their senior humanitarian staff, and Government of Canada representatives to discuss their collective experiences in humanitarian response. At the […]

Kolom, part of the cash program - Action Against Hunger

The smell of porridge and a sense of belonging

Kolom Abbas, 25, is a mother to three young children. She and her family were displaced by the prolonged conflict in Northeast Nigeria. For nine years, the conflict between the Nigerian government and local insurgency has been tearing apart Northeast Nigeria. Nearly 27,000 people have been killed and more than two million have been displaced […]

Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

Meet our Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon run crew!

The Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon is quickly approaching! If you live in the area or are planning to be in town, we invite you to join us on Sunday, October 20th, 2019 to run, sponsor or cheer on our run crew! Even if you aren’t going to be in the Toronto area at that time […]

Founding an Action Against Hunger chapter, these two leaders found themselves

Kamillia and Angelica representing the Action Against Hunger, Glendon College chapter Action Against Hunger welcomes everyone to join us in the fight against malnutrition. We recently had the honour to meet with Kamillia and Angelica, who founded a new Action Against Hunger chapter at their university. These two young leaders share their story: We started […]

Drought Threatens Communities Where Cows Are Currency

Each day, Garbicha and his oldest son walk with their cows for hours to find food and water. Photo by Lys Arango for Action Against Hunger. As Ethiopia suffers its second severe drought in the last three years, 3.5 million of the country’s children suffer from life-threatening malnutrition. Action Against Hunger is working with herding […]