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South Sudan: Meet Paguir’s First Doctor

Dr. Paulino examines a young patient at the Stabilization Centre. Photo: Peter Caton for Action Against Hunger, South Sudan. By: Susan Martinez Action Against Hunger’s Stabilization Centre is helping to create a healthier, thriving community in one of South Sudan’s hardest-to-reach areas. There are any number of elements that spark a new community to form, or […]

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How a Community Health Approach helped Nazanin Recover from Malnutrition

A healthcare worker assesses a child’s nutrition status using a MUAC band. Photo credit: Sandra Calligaro for Action Against Hunger, Afghanistan. Nazanin was 17 months old when her health took a rapid turn for the worse. She became feverish, stopped eating and suffered from frequent diarrhea. “I tried to give my daughter some medication I […]

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Year in Photos 2020

A YEAR LIKE NO OTHER Words alone cannot describe a year like 2020, which brought immense losses while showing us the true meaning of resilience. Through a selection of powerful photographs, we tell the story of a year that challenged us like never before. Join us as we look back on the hardships we faced, […]

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Why Yemen Can’t Wait

A young girl waits to fill her container with water at an Action Against Hunger water point. Photo: Florian Seriex, Action Against Hunger, Yemen. Ongoing violence in Yemen has pushed the country into a devastating humanitarian crisis. Tens of thousands of Yemenis have been killed and over three million have been forced to flee their […]

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The community gatherings giving babies a healthy start in Kakamega

A community gathering organized by Action Against Hunger teaches mothers in rural Kenya how to identify signs of dehydration and malnutrition so they can seek medical attention for their children when needed. Photo: Lys Arango, Action Against Hunger, Kenya. At a small church in Kakamega County, Kenya, a group of women has gathered for a […]

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Robert’s Road to Recovery

Claudia is looking forward to celebrating her grandson Robert’s birthday. Just three months ago, she wasn’t sure if he would even make it this far: he nearly lost his life to severe acute malnutrition. She couldn’t bear to lose another child. Claudia’s daughter died tragically one week after Robert was born due to childbirth complications. […]