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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 […]

COVID-19 Latin America - Action Against Hunger

Action Against Hunger Warns of Rising Hunger in Latin America Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Action Against Hunger team members demonstrating proper hygiene techniques. “Latin America is facing an unprecedented hunger crisis as a result of the pandemic,” said Benedetta Lettera, our Desk Manager in Latin America. “It is a perfect storm, with a major health crisis, accompanied by a socioeconomic crisis, with a grassroots situation that was complex even […]

Planting Seeds of Hope in Uganda

Women farmers earn income and gain confidence. In Uganda’s Kiryandongo settlement, more than 65,000 refugees, primarily from South Sudan, have established temporary homes. Approximately 1.4 million refugees live in Uganda overall and about 85% of them are women and children. As part of Uganda’s progressive refugee policy, each refugee is given a small plot of […]

Fighting Coronavirus around the world - Action Against Hunger

Fighting Coronavirus Around the World

COVID-19 has affected nearly every country in the world, and no community has been prepared to deal with the pandemic. Coronavirus, high rates of serious malnutrition, low access to basic water, sanitation and hygiene services, and weak health systems are a deadly combination in many developing countries. Around the world, we’re responding to this pandemic, […]

Disease survival mothers - Action Against Hunger

Mothers Fight the “Disease With No Name” in Tanzania

In Tanzania, we help to improve maternal and child nutrition for more than 211,000 children and adolescent mothers in four rural districts. We are scaling up proven interventions: providing micronutrient supplements, treating acute malnutrition in communities and at health centres, and fostering mother-to-mother support groups, thereby laying the foundation for children to achieve their full […]