Tag Archives: Clean Water

Update on Cyclone Idai: Child receiving clean water

Update on our Cyclone Idai response

Photo: Distribution of Water in Beira, Mozambique. Photo by Guillaume Matthieu.    Cyclone Idai’s lingering effects Cyclone Idai has passed, but its impact is far from over. Mozambique has been devastated by the cyclone and now faces the added pressure of a cholera epidemic. Zimbabwe was also hit hard by Cyclone Idai and has been […]

Reducing Risk of Cholera With Clean Water

After Cyclone Idai, Mozambique faces a new emergency: cholera

Cyclone survivors in Mozambique collect water Damage from Cyclone Idai   Cyclone Idai struck Malawi, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique last month. The catastrophic flooding has impacted all three countries, but Mozambique has taken the brunt of the devastation.  According to the latest numbers from the Government of Mozambique, 1,000 people have lost their lives, 146,000 people […]

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World Water Day 2019: Leave no one behind

Together, we must guarantee everyone has access to clean, safe, and affordable water. It’s a basic human right. World Water Day, marked each year on March 22, is an opportunity to celebrate the immense progress made to improve access to clean water: between 1990 and 2015, 2.3 billion people gained access to a better, safer […]

Severe Flooding Action Against Hunger


Photo: Brian Kimanthi for Action Against Hunger, Kenya   HIGHLIGHTS More than 600,000 people across Kenya have been affected by the severe flooding, including more than 123,000 people who have been displaced from their homes. At least seven counties have been affected by heavy rains, which are expected to continue. Flooding has heightened the risk […]

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Somalia: Coping with extreme water shortages

Providing Lifelines to 10,000 People Affected by Drought in Bakool. Photo: Action Against Hunger, Somalia. Before drought uprooted Asha Ali’s family from their home, finding enough water for their daily needs was a major challenge that dominated her day and often pushed her to the limits of her physical strength. To get to the nearest […]

Humanitarian Needs Action Against Hunger

Urgent Humanitarian Needs in Syria and Region have Doubled

Yet Global Response Remains Critically Underfunded, warns Action Against Hunger at Conference of World Leaders. Alongside the “Supporting Syria and the Region Conference” that took place in London on February 4, Action Against Hunger is calling on world leaders to fill the dramatic gap between immediate humanitarian needs and available funding. After five years of conflict, […]