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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. […]

Migration and misery for Reena and the Sahariya

Children of the Sahariya tribe, India. Photo by Lys Arango for Action Against Hunger. 14 years ago, Reena was born on a riverbank in India, where her family was working in the sand business. What should have been a joyous occasion turned quickly into tragedy when Reena’s mother suffered a postpartum haemorrhage. There were no […]

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Meet Hawa, a Health Worker Saving Lives in Mali

Hawa Coulibaly. Photo: Toby Madden for Action Against Hunger. Meet Hawa Meet Hawa Coulibaly, a 30-year-old community health worker trained by Action Against Hunger. She lives and works in the remote village of Kourougue in rural Mali. Along with being a health worker, Hawa is also a mother. From the home where she raises her three […]

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The Hidden Hungry

Photo: Our National Program Manager, Mira Lyonblum, facilitating an experiential workshop with Canadian students. Below is her response to a recent article in The Walrus (April 2019)   When I ask young people what hunger looks like, the image that gets conjured up is generally a dusty rural village, a child wearing little clothing, flies […]

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New guidelines to enhance food insecurity and malnutrition analysis including in areas with no humanitarian access

Photo: Lys Arango for Action Against Hunger, South Sudan.   Rome, Italy, 25 April 2019 – New global guidelines published by the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) today will further hone food security and nutrition analysis processes for better and more actionable information during humanitarian crises. After thorough consultations, food security and nutrition experts […]

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Action Against Hunger Facilitates first-ever Global Survey Manager Training in Toronto

Toronto, ON – December 5, 2016// Press Release This week, from December 5-9, 20 people from 12 countries will participate in the first-ever training workshop about the SMART (Standardized Monitoring and Assessment of Relief and Transition) methodology in Canada. These health professionals and epidemiologists from governments, academia, the UN and civil society organizations will learn […]