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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 […]

Fighting Malnutrition From The Vegetable Garden - Action Against Hunger

Fighting malnutrition from the vegetable garden

As Mother’s Day approaches, we are highlighting the hard work of women across the globe who grow food to fight hunger and support their families. Gardening to fight malnutrition in Nigeria In the Yobe region of Northeast Nigeria, hunger and conflict are closely tied. Violence and instability create harsh conditions that prevent many families from […]

Health Worker Supervisor Ibrahim Sangare - Action Against Hunger

Meet Ibrahim, Our Health Worker Supervisor

This is Ibrahim Sangare. For four years, he has been supervising community health workers in the Kita region of Mali. He visits remote, hard-to-reach villages, where health workers have been trained by Action Against Hunger to spot and treat malnutrition.   Challenges to healthcare access in remote communities Some villages in the Kita region are […]

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Nigeria: New attacks in Borno force more than 50,000 to flee to safety

Action Against Hunger Launches Rapid Response to Help Newly Displaced in Monguno and Maiduguri. Photo: Action Against Hunger, Nigeria   On December 26, non-state armed groups attacked a military base in Baga, Northeast Nigeria, forcing as many as 40,000 people to flee to safety in Monguno and more than 25,000 to flee to Maiduguri. Action […]

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United Nations Decade of Action on Nutrition 2016-2025 declared

By Glen Tarman, international advocacy director at Action Against Hunger Action Against Hunger welcomes new UN decade that places nutrition at the heart of sustainable development The United Nations General Assembly has proclaimed a UN Decade of Action on Nutrition, paving the way for tackling child hunger and ending all forms of malnutrition once and […]

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Civilians in Yemen are trapped by blockades and violence

Since the Arab coalition launched Decisive Operation Storm, with the support of the international community, nearly 2,000 people have been killed and more than 8,000 injured. As is often the case, civilians have suffered most: trapped by violence and struggling to meet their basic needs amid port and airport blockades that are limiting access to […]