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Whatever It Takes To Reach Children In Need

In Paguir, South Sudan, members of our outreach team cross floodwaters by canoe to reach a remote community. Climate change is increasing the frequency and severity of flooding in the region. Photo: Peter Caton for Action Against Hunger. “Hunger makes everyone suffer, but malnutrition haunts the children,” says Robert, Action Against Hunger Nutrition Officer By […]

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Treating Severe Acute Malnutrition in the Central African Republic

Awa and Jana with their baby sister and another child in the Therapeutic Nutrition Unit in Begoua. Photo: Philine Moucheront for Action Against Hunger, Central African Republic Awa, 20, and Jana, 14, keep a watchful eye on their baby sister, a patient at the Therapeutic Nutrition Unit in Begoua in the Central African Republic. The […]

Why Mental Health Matters in the Fight Against Hunger

Malnutrition can damage the bond between parents and children. At a refugee camp in Ethiopia, our psychosocial experts teach massage as a method to help mother and babies reconnect. Photo: Lys Arango for Action Against Hunger, Ethiopia. Effective mental health support plays an important role in the fight against hunger. When an individual experiences trauma […]

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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: 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 had with me, […]

Year in Photos 2020 - Action Against Hunger

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, […]