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Hawa Helps Malnourished Children - Action Against Hunger

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 […]

Insecurity Food Canada - Action Against Hunger

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 […]

Food Insecurity and Malnutrition Action Against Hunger

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 […]

Nutrition Desmond Tutu - Action Against Hunger

Why Hunger Matters

Why does hunger matter? An absurd question perhaps. Of course no one should be hungry. The right to proper nutrition is a basic human right. And yet millions of people suffer from malnutrition every day. Let’s be honest, this truth is uncomfortable to acknowledge. So why should we pay attention? In his powerful foreward to […]